Tips on How to Select & Use Them: Safe Chemicals
- Healthier housekeeping. McIntosh, Claire // Heart & Soul;Oct/Nov96, Issue 17, p28
Presents some common household cleaning products causing health problems in the United States and suggests several less toxic alternatives. Oven cleaners and drainage openers; Wall-and-floor cleaners; Furniture and shoe polishes; Spot removers; Mothballs; Disinfectants.
- Cleaning Up for Safety. // Current Health Kids;Mar2011, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p5
The article offers tips on how to keep children away from household chemicals particularly packing cleaning products and other chemicals safely.
- Safety. // Electrical Construction & Maintenance Exclusive Insight;2/14/2012, p10
The article provides tips to consider when working with projects using cleaners and epoxies like storing them including rags in special containers designed for flammables storage which are unbreakable with flame arrester and spring loaded cover, and color-coded like red for gasoline cans.
- Drainage woes -- keeping the flow flowing. Yates, Dave // Contractor Magazine;Apr2007, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p38
The author reflects on the challenges involved in maintaining sink and shower drainage. According to the author, grease coats the piping quickly following kitchen drainage installations, and, while it remains a fluid in warm or hot water, it quickly clings to anything it can as drain water...
- Playing chemist in the kitchen. Schreckengast, W.W . // Safetyline;Sep-Nov94, Issue 70, p23
Presents instructions on how to use household chemicals and cleaning substances. Storage; Disposal; Phone numbers for information on hazardous materials.
- 5 EASY STEPS TO KIDS' SAFETY. Duncan, Debbie // Good Medicine (Australian Consolidated Press);Sep2004, p19
Presents tips on keeping children safe in the laundry area. Benefits of using a moveable door; Placement of buckets in the area; Storage for cleaning agents.
- NIOSH, OSHA Issue Safe Cleaning Tips. // Professional Safety;Sep2012, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p15
The article reports on a cleaning chemical safety information sheet for maintenance and cleaning workers produced by the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), noting it also addresses green chemicals.
- Handle household products safely. Pandolfi, Keith // This Old House;May2012, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p28
The article offers several tips from university assistant professor Bob Broz to decrease the use of hazardous household products (HHPs) and ways to dispose it, which include purchasing of enough amount, giving leftovers to others, and using natural alternatives.
- ACI Says Safety Is in the Label Regarding Cleaning Product Study. // Happi: Household & Personal Products Industry;Oct2010, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p38
The article reports on the reaction of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) to the data interpretations published by the journal "Pediatrics" which noted that childhood injuries from household products declined by half in the past two decades.