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Artist Health and Safety

Everyone loves artwork and admires the artists that procure the works yet art health and safety is perhaps an underlying occupational health issue that often goes undetected when an artist grabs their easel and begins to construct their emotions on canvas or paper.  Since many artists confine themselves in rooms for long hours while using paints, resins, thinners and other highly toxic materials, the threat of inhaling toxic fumes for hours becomes hazardous to the point of shortening careers if gone unnoticed for too long.  Artistic talent is truly something to be proud of yet in order to perform these tasks in a safe manner, artist health and safety needs to have a strong focus put on it before injury occurs. Your acrylic-based paints, often used by these artists since they cover a large Read more [...]