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Knowledge of occupational hazards in photography: a pilot study

Knowledge of occupational hazards in photography: a pilot study

Aaohn Journal 41(4): 175-179

1. Artists use many materials composed of the same chemicals that cause major occupational health problems in industry. 2. The majority of artists are unaware of the potential hazards in the materials and processes they use. 3. The pilot study revealed that greater than 90% of the amateur photographers did not use safety precautions in the darkroom. 4. The most common perceived barrier to the use of safety precautions was the lack of knowledge about chemical safety.

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