This mobile-friendly course addresses the possible hazards of working with formaldehyde materials. It emphasizes the materials and processes that will likely expose a worker to formaldehyde, the symptoms and effects of formaldehyde exposure, and strategies that you can take to reduce the adverse effects of formaldehyde on the body.
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:
- Identify formaldehyde and its varying forms.
- Describe the health effects and symptoms of formaldehyde exposure.
- Explain proper procedures for formaldehyde exposure, including labeling containers, posting signs, training workers, and recordkeeping.
- Discuss how to safeguard yourself when handling formaldehyde.