[Histonet] Xylene exposure
Jackie M O'Connor
Jackie.O'Connor <@t> abbott.com
Sun Mar 26 15:55:02 CST 2006
Is there a new 'atmosphere' regarding pregnant women in histology? Is
there new info on xylene and formalin dangers to fetuses? What about
other histo chemicals, i.e., silver nitrate? Methanol? Aniline dyes? I'm
not challenging this information - I'm just curious if there is something
new I haven't heard about.
"Joe Nocito" <jnocito <@t> satx.rr.com>
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03/26/2006 06:21 AM
To: "Jeannie Heck" <jeannie_heck <@t> yahoo.com>, "Histonet e-mail ?'s"
<histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu>
cc: (bcc: Jackie M O'Connor/LAKE/GPRD/ABBOTT)
Subject: Re: [Histonet] Xylene exposure
we do not let any pregnant employee near xylene nor formalin. I had two
pregnant employees due at the same time. I was able to set up to cutting
stations in a different location. They cut surgicals, recuts, special,
immunos and did the paper work. It was tough during maternity leave, but
pathologists were understanding.
Joe Nocito BS, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Pathology Reference Lab
San Antonio, TX
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From: "Jeannie Heck" <jeannie_heck <@t> yahoo.com>
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Sent: Saturday, March 25, 2006 9:16 AM
Subject: [Histonet] Xylene exposure
> What special precautions, if any, does your facility
> make for pregnant employees whose job duties involve
> the use of, or exposure to xylene?
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