Is Work Making You Sick? Information for Workers Handling Hazardous Chemicals


This bilingual booklet (complete text in both English and Spanish) is intended for employees who work around hazardous chemicals. It points out basic dangers and needed safety precautions in workplaces where chemicals are handled, including hazardous waste sites and clean-up sites. Designed for workers with limited literacy skills, the booklet uses photos, drawings, and a basic vocabulary. It covers laws that protect workers, and how to work safely with chemicals.


LOHP’s hazardous waste curricula are available online in both English and Spanish.