Homework Assignment #1
- Explain the key difference between irritation and allergic contact dermatitis.
- What is systemic intoxication?
- Explain the difference between first, second and third degree burns.
- Why are Hydrofluoric acid burns so dangerous? What happens if they go untreated?
- In each level of control (engineering, admin., PPE) How would you prevent skin exposure to Acetic Acid in a chemistry laboratory? Be specific and reference outside sources used.
- Explain the difference between a chronic and an acute exposure and give an example.
- Define irritation (within the scope of IH and do not list your professor!).
- Explain the difference between a primary and secondary irritant.