Category: Health

Workplace exposure: Respiratory sensitizers and Occupational asthma

Respiratory sensitizers are chemicals that lead to hypersensitivity of the airways following inhalation.1 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sub-categorizes respiratory sensitizers within their Hazard Category based on weight of evidence on effects seen in either humans or study animals. Sub-category 1A – Substances showing a high frequency of occurrence in humans; or a… Read more »