Chemical Exposures

Top Ten Reasons to be scent free at work*

Catherine Dicker, RN, Chairperson and
Marie Mannion, RN, member MNA Congress on Health and Safety

10.

You save money.

9.

Your co-workers can breath easier.

8.

You won’t attract the wrong kind of attention.

7.

You won’t trigger someone’s migraine(or maybe your own).

6.

You won’t exacerbate your patient’s asthma.

5.

You will contribute to better indoor air quality.

4.

You will not be in a cloud of Acetone, Formadehyde, Benezaldehyde, Benezylacetate, Benezylalcohol, Ethanol, Limonene, Linalool and Methylene-chloride – all listed as hazardous waste and contribute to work place asthma.

3.

You won’t cause skin reactions in sensitized people.

2.

You won’t be supporting big business profits of companies that disregard consumer health and safety.

1.

You would be safe to be around.............and safe to hug!

   


*Scents refer to personal care products used by men and women.

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