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Exposure to Airborne Contaminants

Publication Date: 
May 01 / 2019
Many woodworking tasks produce very fine dust particles or gases, which get into the air. Breathing in the affected air can make you sick, or damage your lungs. You may notice this right away, or it could be years before you begin experiencing difficulty breathing.