ID#: 8991
This 1950s historical photograph was provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The image depicted a worker in the process of mixing chemical pesticides, which exposed this worker to toxic chemicals. The man was wearing a respirator and rubber gloves, protecting his lungs and skin. Today, oversight by a regulating body makes the health and welfare of these workers a paramount concern.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Barbara Jenkins, NIOSH
Creation Date: 1950
Photo Credit: Dick Robbins
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.