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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety (Definition)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...Read more


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Are there safety issues for a nutritionist?

No: A trained nutritionist can be invaluable in helping one reach their nutrition goals. I have never had a safety issue with a nutritionist. Remember to let them know if you are allergic to any foods. ...Read more

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Safety issues that dentists cause?

Safety issues that dentists cause?

Environment issues?: Dentists also use x-rays. Digital x-rays reduce radiation exposure by up to 75%. The dentist should be protecting the patient with a lead apron that has a thyroid collar. Dentists should also be using an amalgam separator to avoid hazardous materials from going into the sewer. Patients should also wear protective eye wear during all dental procedures. ...Read more

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What are the safety issues regarding wearing nylon stockings?

What are the safety issues regarding wearing nylon stockings?

For firefighters...: Seems somewhere i saw this asked in relation to being a firefighter. Synthetics should not be worn under turnout gear as they can melt at high temperatures and often do not breathe as well as cotton or a blend. In high temperature situations if the material next to the skin does not breathe sweat can build up and become steam and burn the skin...If this doesn't answer question, be more specific. ...Read more

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What are the safety issues regarding wearing nylon stocking as a female fire fighter?

Burns: Synthetics should not be worn under turnout gear as they can melt at high temperatures and often do not breathe as well as cotton or a blend. In high temperature situations if the material next to the skin does not breathe sweat can build up and become steam and burn the skin.... ...Read more

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Can I wash my hair the morning of ECT sessions? I'm wondering if damp hair causes electrical safety issues.

Can I wash my hair the morning of ECT sessions?  I'm wondering if damp hair causes electrical safety issues.

Ask them: I expect that your hair is not exceptionally hard to dry and it would not pose a problem but ask the Dr team that will do the Tx. They may have a handout for info on what to avoid/do/expect. Dry it as well as you can and tell them to let them know to check for safety. Best wishes for successful Tx. ...Read more

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What are some safety issues involved with inhaling salon fumes?

What are some safety issues involved with inhaling salon fumes?

Chemical irritation: Of the lungs if you are sensitive. Irritation of the skin as well can occur in sensitive individuals. ...Read more

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What are some safety issues involved with inhaling strawberry-milk?

What are some safety issues involved with inhaling strawberry-milk?

Choking: If you inhale something you should not you experience gagging or choking and with strawberry milk...Local irritation. Other than that i wouldn't expect any long term issues. ...Read more

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Are there any health/safety issues with really long grass - a pal told me you can get some disease and tics?

True: With long grasses there will be bugs.. Nature doesn't adapt to us we adapt to her. So wear long pants, boots, long sleeves in long grasses and check for ticks after hiking, playing, etc. Ticks carry disease...So common sense and being prepared...Understanding the environment will help. ...Read more