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Tools and Strategies for Informed Substitution to Adopt Safer Chemicals in Cleaning and Maintenance Work

This project is focused on toxicity of cleaning and maintenance products. Researchers will work with occupational health and safety and purchasing staff in an organization to audit current cleaning and maintenance products and to find comparatively less toxic alternatives for those identified as hazardous

Principal Applicant: Beverley Thorpe
Co-applicants: Dorothy Wigmore, Larry Stoffman (LDS Health &Safety)
Funding Awarded: $49,975* (Innovation)

*In partnership with Alberta

Competition Year: 2013 File type: PDF (297 KB) Asset type: Research Research: RS2013-IG03