Saskia Van Bergen

Alternatives to HF-based Car and Truck wash solutions needed

Discussion created by Saskia Van Bergen on Sep 15, 2015
Latest reply on Sep 17, 2015 by Monica Becker

"Occupational exposure to HF-based wash solutions can result in chemical burns, disability, and death. HF's potential to cause severe injury combined with the inherent challenge of relying on PPE to protect workers warrants efforts to identify less hazardous alternatives, which would provide the most effective means of prevention."


from: Occupational Hydrofluoric Acid Injury from Car and Truck Washing — Washington State, 2001–2013


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