Do Employees at Your Construction Sites Have Isocyanate Chemical Exposure?

What’s that you ask?  Isocyanates are the raw materials that make up all polyurethane products. Jobs that may involve exposure to isocyanates include painting, foam-blowing, flooring, etc.  On June 25, 2013, OSHA issued a new special emphasis program for construction companies with the following NACIS numbers:

  • 238230, painting and wall covering contractors;
  • 238310, drywall and insulation contractors;
  • 238330, flooring contractors; and
  • 238150, glass and glazing contractors.

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