Isocyanates consist of compounds that contain the isocyanate group of chemicals. Isocyanates can be found in many industries across Canada including painting, construction, upholstery manufacturing and ship building. They are both, irritants and sensitizers and even brief exposure can cause serious side-effects later in life. This course is based off of provincial legislation and will review what isocyanates are, health effects from exposure, applicable legislation, how to complete a thorough assessment, types of controls, medical surveillance program, and safety precautions.
Health & Safety