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  • Danger Of Signal Words

    Question#1 “Signal words are a single word used to place emphasis on the relative level of hazard and alert the reader to a potential hazard they may encounter” (Haight, 2012, p. 114). The signal words used are danger, warning, caution, and notice. Danger “Danger indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, WILL result in death or serious injury” (Haight, 2012, p. 114). Example: MIL-PRF-680, Type II Warning “A warning indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, COULD result in death or serious injury” (Haight, 2012, p. 114). Example: Clorox Original Bleach Caution (with the safety alert symbol) “Caution indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate” (Haight, 2012, p. 115). Example: All-Natural Flea & Tick Shampoo Caution (without the safety alert symbol) “This form of caution is used to address practices not related not related to personal injury” (Haight, 2012, p. 115). Notice “Notice is used to address issues not related to bodily injury” (Haight, 2012, p. 115). Question#2 (168) 1. Pictogram Health Hazard: “Carcinogen, Mutagenicity, Reproductive Toxicity, Respiratory Sensitizer, Target Organ Toxicity, Aspiration Toxicity” (Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA], n.d., pg.1) Chemical: MIL-PRF-680, Type II, cleaning agent Signal word: “Danger” Hazard statements: “H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways; EUH066 Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking” (Chemetall, 2010…

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  • Negligent Tort Case Study

    The Case of Negligent Tort On April 23, 2015, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall on Roberta Roller Rabbit Children’s Pajama Sets due to a violation associated with the required Federal Flammability Standards. The Recall number is 15-122, according to the Consumer Product Safety Division the product does not meet the Flammable Fabrics Act, “The children’s pajama sets fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear.”(www.cpsc.gov 2015). The Consumer…

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  • Importance Of Polymers

    of the polymer determine the physical and chemical properties of acrylates and methacrylate ester polymers. Sparking crystal clarity, weather ability and film formation properties of acrylics are superior to most other plastics. Largely, the property of acrylic polymers depends on the nature of the alcohol radical and the molecular weight of the polymer. As the molecular weight is increased the mechanical properties of acrylic polymers improves. They also have good electrical and chemical…

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  • The Disappearing Spoon Book Report

    the very beginning of the book where the author talks about how he first got into science. When the author was very young, he was sick for almost all of third grade. As a result, he stayed home with his mother constantly checking his temperature. Several times he would drop the thermometer out of his mouth and it would break, and he could watch in awe as what he calls “The coolest element” dissipate on the floor. He eventually grew a love for this sight to the point where he was doing it on…

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  • The Eymology Of Lactose

    control pills, and some OTC drugs to treat stomach acid or gas. ("Lactose")" Lactose is only found in milk. Dairy products are not essential for humans in adulthood. Infants can surviive off of breast milk but adults do not need it, hence why it was "not introduced into most peoples diets until the agricultural revolution. (Gunnars, "Is Dairy Bad For You, or Good? The Milky, Cheesy Truth")" This being said, dairy can still be good for you (given that you are not lactose intolerant.) Dairy…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Metal Roofing

    made of metal is fairly light in comparison. This means there's less weight to burden the structure below. A low slope metal roof system is, in fact, one of the lightest available in the industry today. Hassle-Free Installation Putting a metal roof on or repairing parts of it is much quicker and easier than with heavier, more cumbersome types. You purchase and install metal roofing in larger panels, as opposed numerous shingles, tiles or stone slabs. Low Combustibility As a roofing material,…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Fire Retardants

    chemical as well as physical as the different chemical intervene with combustion through decomposition, single displacement and double displacement. The utilization of fire retardants assures human, animals and all living things the protection of ignitable objects such as structural buildings, equipment, mode of transport, electrical uses, hence, saving their life and property. Society have many good reasons to use fire retardants efficiently and effectively. Reasons for use of product (history)…

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  • Henry Ford's Auto Industry Analysis

    United States in 2012 (Lists of Motor Vehicle Deaths by Year, Wikipedia). This dangerous perception prompted the government to establish the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 1970 and its first action was to mandate seat belts. Today NHTSA has three categories of safety codes: crash avoidance, crash worthiness, and crash survivability. There are 38 crash avoidance standards. Some examples are windshield wiping and washing, air brake systems, and rear and side view…

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  • Copper Chloride Lab Report

    Coughing and sneezing will occur if a person breathes in copper (II) chloride. If it is swallowed, unfortunately pain and vomiting will occur soon thereafter. When looking for a hazard symbol, multiple places are beginning to change to pictograms. There is more information that can be given about the compound. It is very corrosive to other metals and skin. If it gets on your skin, medical help will be necessary immediately. If the compound ends up in aquatic areas, it will stick to the animals…

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  • Hexane And Bromine Reaction Lab Report

    side of the double bond. Alkene also react with potassium permanganate. The brown precipitate formed after the reaction was manganese(IV) oxide. While for unknown B, it was possible to be an alcohol. Alcohol released a lot of the soot during combustion. It does not react with bromine due to absent of carbon-carbon double bond. Primary and secondary alcohol can react with potassium permanganate to form aldehyde or ketone but not tertiary as it does not have hydrogen that attached to carbon. When…

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