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May 1977
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 77-158

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Hydrogen Sulfide

Note: Appendix V, NIOSH Interim Work Practice Recommendations, of this document is superseded by NIOSH Publication No. 83-127, NIOSH Criteria Document: Comprehensive Safety Recommendations for Land-Based Oil and Gas Well Drilling

This Criteria Document is contained in PDF files, for ease of handling. The following table of contents allows you to open or download the files containing the sections of the document you want to see.

Table of Contents

Content Document
Preface 77-158A.PDF (10 pages, 328K)
Review Consultants
I. Recommendations for a Hydrogen Sulfide Standard 77-158B.PDF (21 pages, 691K)
II. Introduction
III. Biologic Effects of Exposure 77-158C.PDF (43 pages, 1,544K)
IV. Environmental Data 77-158D.PDF (21 pages, 777K)
V. Work Practices
VI. Development of Standard 77-158E.PDF (27 pages, 1,059K)
VII. Research Needs
VIII. References
IX. Appendix I - Air Sampling Method for Hydrogen Sulfide 77-158F.PDF (15 pages, 437K)
X. Appendix II - Analytical Method for Hydrogen Sulfide
XI. Appendix III - Hydrogen Sulfide Monitors 77-158G.PDF (23 pages, 665K)
XII. Appendix IV - Material Safety Data Sheet
XIII. Appendix V - NIOSH Interim Work Practice Recommendations
XIV. Tables and Figure


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