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Doctor insights on: Will Prolonged Exposure In A Fiberglass Factory Be Dangerous To Your Health

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Is it okay for my health to work in a chrome-plating factory?

Factory work: The work environment can be filled with health hazards. How well the company protects its workers from health hazards makes all the difference as to whether or not the work place is safe. Each work place must be evaluated on its own merits as to how healthy or unhealthy the workplace is ...Read more

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Osha and laborers: what dangerous things would factory workers do?

Osha and laborers: what dangerous things would factory workers do?

All activity is risk: All activity carries inherent risks. When you participate in an activity that you want to do for enjoyment then you assume those risks for yourself. When the activity is required as part of your job then OSHA steps in to provide regulations to ensure the worker is protected as best as possible from the risks inherent in that occupation. ...Read more

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Is factory work safe?

Is factory work safe?

Depends: Factories in the usa are regulated and inspected. Most have safe working environments but accidents are a daily occurrence. Most accidents occur because of individual errors, neglect, inattention, etc. Factory work in other countries, especially the third world can be hazardous. ...Read more

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Is it illegal that a factory does not provide a mask to people who work with strong glue?

Is it illegal that a factory does not provide a mask to people who work with strong glue?

Yes: Osha requirements require material safety sheets as well as protective equipment for inhalation , gloves etc. Proper venting is also required. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of working in a factory that makes cigarettes or processes tobacco?

What are some side effects of working in a factory that makes cigarettes or processes tobacco?

Nicotine intox.: In rare cases if enough skin contact occurs with tobacco plants, enough nicotine can be absorbed to cause ill-effects. This can cause headaches, nausea, abdominal cramping, diarrhea... ...Read more

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What can I do for sore achy feet....Work in a factory?

What can I do for sore achy feet....Work in a factory?

Good shoes may help: Working in a factory suggests you are on your feet for many hours of the day. The feet take/joints/knees take quite a beating, especially if you are heavy. So, proper fitting/comfortable shoes may help quite abit, so don't skimp on this necessity. Take a short break here/there when u can. Lose wt if u r heavy. Eat well/sleep well--healthier body copes better. Consult doc if persistent. Good luck. ...Read more

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My boyfriend works at a factory and today he accidentally swallowed a very small, but sharp piece of metal. Should we be concerned?

My boyfriend works at a factory and today he accidentally swallowed a very small, but sharp piece of metal. Should we be concerned?

Small/non toxic: As long as it passed through to his stomach and it is non toxic it will become coated and pass through the remainder of his digestive system. If he has symptoms of difficulty swallowing, vomiting, abdominal pain, blood in his stool or if it is a poisonous substance; he should be seen. All the best. ...Read more