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My three toxic substances are bleach, ammonia and carbon monoxide and no I do not feel that the educational aspect from OSHA, EPA and CPSC are sufficient to reduce exposures. As a Firefighter who worked in education for the department I seen first hand how chemicals were dealt with when it came to public exposure and how to protect the public things got very political. Once an incident had occurred EPA and OSHA showed their presence and authority but on a national or community scale the educational aspect for me is not sufficient. Smoke detectors and not carbon monoxide protectors or exposure are the focus inside of the general public communities but inside of the fire service carbon monoxide is a life safety focus but not from an OSHA, EPA or CPSC standpoint.
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