Exposure to Hazardous Drugs

Worker exposure to hazardous drugs has been recognized by OSHA as a trouble of growing health apprehension. Preparation, administration, manufacturing, and disposal of hazardous medications may expose hundreds of thousands of workers, mainly in healthcare services and the pharmaceutical industry, to potentially important place of work levels of these chemicals. These hazardous medications are able of causing severe effects including cancer, organ toxicity, fertility troubles, genetic damage, and birth defects.