What it contains

Caustic chemicals can cause severe chemical burns to your eyes and skin. This health and safety solution advises workplaces how to ensure workers are safe when using caustic cleaners. It explains:

  • the most commonly used caustic cleaners
  • how to eliminate the risks
  • how to reduce the risks through safe work and handling practices
  • how to prevent splashing
  • first aid and emergency processes in case of eye contact
  • the relevant Australian Standard for workplaces that must have a plumbed in eyewash facility in case of emergencies

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