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3 smart ways to reduce your exposure to carcinogens

You can avoid carcinogens or reduce the time you are around them.

Be informed.

To learn about what may be harmful, check out our list of environmental concerns and chemicals in the workplace. You’ll also find out how to reduce your exposure or protect yourself when you’re around carcinogens.

Make safer decisions.

For example, avoid idling your vehicle, or dig out weeds at their roots instead of using pesticides.

Follow safety instructions when using, storing and disposing of harmful materials or chemicals.

Read and carefully follow the manufacturers’ directions for safely using and storing hazardous chemicals at home and at work.

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