Chemical and Hazardous Materials Safety

N/A | May 31, 2017

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Almost everyone works with or around chemicals and chemical products every day.Chemical safety is inherently linked to other safety issues including engineering controls,laboratory procedures, personal protective equipment, electrical safety, fire safety, and hazardous waste disposal. Many chemicals have properties that make them hazardous: they can represent
physical hazards (fire, explosion) and/or health hazards (toxicity, chemical burns, and dangerous fumes). However, there are many ways to work with chemicals which can both reduce the probability of an accident and minimize the consequences should an accident occur.

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Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

As a specialty pharmaceuticals leader, we develop, manufacture, market and distribute specialty pharmaceuticals and therapies. Within our areas of focus, we provide treatments to underserved patient populations within neurology, rheumatology, nephrology, pulmonology, and ophthalmology. Our expertise also extends into acute and critical care hospital products, as well as our broad portfolio of generic prescription medicines, and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Together, we’re helping shape the future of the specialty pharmaceuticals industry by leveraging the values our founders instilled nearly 150 years ago quality, integrity and service.

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