Exposure of Agriculture employees to Phosphines
Attention: Health and Safety Representatives
Please find attached a CPSU Health and Safety Alert regarding exposure to Phosphines. You will need to log in to read this alert - please email us if you need assistance with this)
Members continue to raise concerns about being exposed to Phosphines when performing inspections. Workers at high risk of being exposed to unsafe levels of these substances predominantly work in container inspections where phosphine tubes or bags are present with the containers.
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