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Hexavalent Chromium: The Facts – SS1010F (12 min.)

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1
Hexavalent has carcinogenic properties and cannot get into common place sources such as water.
2
Chromium is found in animals, rocks, plants, soil, volcanic dust and gases.
3
The World Health Organization, The Department of Health & Human Services, and the Environmental Protection Agency have classified HC as a human carcinogen.
4
Rotating employees to different jobs to achieve compliance with the PEL is permisible.
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Workplace exposure to HC may cause health problems such as _____.
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Periodic monitoring of HC should take place every ___months if initial monitoring shows an employee exposure at or above 2.5 micrograms per cubic meter of air.
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Each employer covered by the exposure determination standard must determine ____ hour TWA exposure for each employee exposed to HC.
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An employer must provide respiratory protection for employees during _.
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Housekeeping and hygiene is important. All surfaces must be maintained free of accumulations of HC. Spills containing HC material must be cleaned up with a __