Potential exposure to toxic chemicals is not really all that difficult, given the amount of chemicals available in today’s market. Exposure may occur at work or at home. Some household chemicals can cause serious injury, including lung disease, blood disease and even brain injuries.
At Gary S. Logsdon & Associates, we are committed to fighting diligently for the rights of anyone in Kentucky that has been exposed to toxic chemicals.
TOXIC CHEMICAL EXPOSURE AT WORK
Being exposed to toxic chemicals at work would, of course, depend greatly on your occupation. More an more businesses are becoming safety conscious these days because of misdeeds in the past. Even with this in mind, exposure to toxic chemicals still happens, many times do to a lack of (or lack of adherence to) safety measures.
WORKPLACE CHEMICALS THAT CAN CAUSE POTENTIAL PROBLEMS:
solvents, cleaners, degreasers
dry cleaning chemicals
paints, including spray paints
paint removers, strippers
gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene
HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
household paints, spray paint
insect spray, repellant
oven cleaning supplies
bathroom cleaning agents
auto repair cleaners, degreasers
While it’s true that many more manufacturers are designing products with safety in mind, people still get exposed to harmful chemicals and compounds in large enough concentrations to cause them injury.