Some of the common toxic chemicals present in work environments include:
- chromium compounds
The Dangers of Toxic Substances
Toxic substances can be extremely dangerous to your health and can not only present immediately, but they can also sleep in your system for years before you show signs of injury or illness. When employees are exposed to these toxic substances, they face a number of illnesses and injuries including:
- lung problems
- chemical burns
When an employee is injured by exposure to toxic chemicals, he or she is at great risk for serious and life altering injuries. This could keep a person out of work for an extended period of time and it could even end their life.
Because of the severity of these injuries, employees often bring about lawsuits against the manufacturer of the toxic substance as well as the manufacturer of safety equipment that may have failed to keep the employee safe from a work injury. To determine your best chances of bringing about a lawsuit of this nature, you should contact a skilled work injury attorney today.