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close this bookYour Health and Safety at Work: A Collection of Modules - Your Body at Work (ILO, 1996, 40 p.)
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View the documentExercise: Hazards and your health
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At the end of this Module, trainees will be able to:

(1) describe three ways in which hazardous agents can enter the body;
(2) give examples of local, systemic, acute and chronic effects;
(3) explain several methods of preventing hazardous agents from entering the body.