Refrigerants are commonly used in air conditioning and refrigeration systems (including refrigerated trailers), but they can be dangerous if they leak. Exposure to refrigerant gases can cause health problems such as dizziness, headaches, and respiratory problems.
In addition, some refrigerants are toxic and can be harmful if ingested or absorbed through the skin. Therefore, it’s essential to take safety precautions when handling refrigerant leaks in the workplace.[Continue reading…]