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Poisonous Plants, Construction

Approximately 85 percent of the general population will develop an allergic reaction if exposed to poison ivy, oak or sumac. Workers need to recognize the hazards of and avoid contact with potentially harmful plants. The information in this topic may help workers recognize some types of harmful plants, how to avoid or minimize contact with them, and provides tips on what to do if contact is made with them.

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NIOSH Fast Facts - Protecting Yourself from Poisonous Plants

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Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic that helps construction workers recognize and avoid harmful plants including poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac, and first aid tips to follow if poisonous plants are encountered at the job site.

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