This Supplement, specifically designed for painters, is an activity to be used in conjunction with the apprentice curriculum Toxics & Tobacco on the Job: Protecting Your Health, an activity-based curriculum that focuses on the dual risks of toxics and tobacco in the workplace.
This supplement covers:
Work activities that may expose painters to toxic substances.
How the various toxics found on the job affect the body. The supplement contains worksheets on the following substances for students to research and discuss:
o Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK)
How the combination of tobacco and workplace toxics increases painters' health risks.