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Batteries

Publication Date: 
May 01 / 2019
Batteries are everywhere, including every car and truck. It is easy to forget how dangerous they can be, because we are around them all the time. Lead-acid batteries contain dangerous chemicals like hydrogen-oxygen gases and sulphuric acid. If they are not properly cared for, stored, or installed, batteries can pose a huge risk to workers and bystanders.