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Chemical Risks in Your Neighborhood

May 6, 2004

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Program Description:
Hazardous materials handling is something with which public health professionals need to become familiar. Moving from traditional concerns about chemical weapons, our speaker will discuss the human health concerns of common industrial chemical risks.

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe three routes of chemical exposure to humans
  2. Discuss lessons learned from the Tokyo subway attack
  3. List three common industrial chemicals and their potential effects on health.

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This project was supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH). Grant number 5 U90 TP224249-04. The contents of this article are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC or ASPH.



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