Who Should Take This Course?
Our 1,3-Butadiene Awareness Online course provides general awareness of the risks of 1,3-Butadiene exposure, per OSHA requirements.
1,3-Butadiene is a colorless gas that can easily condense into a liquid. Exposure mainly occurs in the workplace in industries such as rubber and latex production, petroleum refining, water treatment, secondary lead smelting, and more. Butadiene exposure can cause both acute and chronic health hazards, such as: irritation to the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs; central nervous system damage; vertigo; blurred vision; headache; nausea; and fainting. 1,3-butadiene is also classified as a known human carcinogen by the EPA.
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