First Exposure Symptom

Published: | Updated: October 22, 2013

Definition - What does First Exposure Symptom mean?

A first exposure symptom, in the context of safety, can be defined as the first reaction that is shown by the individual when he or she is first exposed to a chemical, toxin or radiation.

Safeopedia explains First Exposure Symptom

The effects of a particular chemical or exposure to other dangerous subtances and effects depends on the level of exposure. First exposure symptoms are one way of determining how much exposure a person has received and what sort of treatment may be required.

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