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December 2004
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2005-110

Specific Medical Tests or Examinations Published in the Literature for OSHA-Regulated Substances

Benzene
CAS No: 71-43-2


NOTE:

(1) Efficacy of Medical Tests has not been evaluated.
(2) NIOSH references include diagnostic, screening, and other tests.
(3) OSHA mandated medical tests, if any, are provided in BOLD on a yellow background.
(4) This HTML page was created from DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-110. December 2004.
(5) If a medical test/examination contains multiple references, each is listed separately.

Editor(s)
/Author(s)
Specific Medical Test(s) or Examination(s) Reference(s)

US DOL OSHA.

Complete Blood Count
  • Leukocyte Count
  • Thrombocyte Count
  • Hematocrit
  • Hemoglobin
  • Erythrocyte Count


Code of Federal Regulations. 29 CFR Part 1910.1000. Subpart Z. Air Contaminants. US Government Printing Office. July 1, 2004.

US DHHS PHS CDC NIOSH and US DOL OSHA.

Complete Blood Count
  • Leukocyte Count
  • Thrombocyte Count
  • Hematocrit
  • Hemoglobin
  • Erythrocyte Count

NIOSH/OSHA Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards DHHS (NIOSH) Pub No. 81-123; 88-118; Suppls. I-IV. 1981-1995.

US DOL OSHA.

Pulmonary Function Tests



Code of Federal Regulations. 29 CFR Part 1910.1000. Subpart Z. Air Contaminants. US Government Printing Office. July 1, 2004.

Baselt RC.

Whole Blood (chemical/metabolite)

Biological Monitoring Methods for Industrial Chemicals. 3rd Edition. Chemical Toxicology Institute,1997.

Lauwerys RR, Hoet P.

Whole Blood (chemical/metabolite)

Industrial Chemical Exposure. Guidelines for Biological Monitoring. 3rd Edition. Lewis Publishers. CRC Press, Inc. 2001.

Atio A, Riihimaki V, Vainio H. eds.

Whole Blood (chemical/metabolite)

Biological Monitoring and Surveillance of Workers Exposed to Chemicals. Hemisphere Publishing Corporation. 1984.

LaDou J, ed.

Whole Blood (chemical/metabolite)
  • Prior to Next Shift


Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2nd Edition. Appleton and Lange. 1997.

Proctor NH, Hughes JP.

Complete Blood Count

Chemical Hazards of the Workplace. JB Lippincott Company. 1978.

Baselt RC.

Expired Air

Biological Monitoring Methods for Industrial Chemicals. 3rd Edition. Chemical Toxicology Institute,1997.

Linch AL.

Expired Air
Biological Monitoring for Industrial Chemical Exposure Control. CRC Press. 1974.

Lauwerys RR, Hoet P.

Expired Air

Industrial Chemical Exposure. Guidelines for Biological Monitoring. 3rd Edition. Lewis Publishers. CRC Press, Inc. 2001.

Atio A, Riihimaki V, Vainio H. eds.

Expired Air

Biological Monitoring and Surveillance of Workers Exposed to Chemicals. Hemisphere Publishing Corporation. 1984.

Fiserova-Bergerova V, Vlach J.

Expired Air
  • End of Workweek


Timing of sample collection for biological monitoring of occupational exposure. Ann Occup Hyg 41/3:345-353, 1997.

LaDou J, ed.

Expired Air
  • Prior to Next Shift


Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2nd Edition. Appleton and Lange. 1997.

Fiserova-Bergerova V, Vlach J.

Expired Air
  • Prior to Shift


Timing of sample collection for biological monitoring of occupational exposure. Ann Occup Hyg 41/3:345-353, 1997.

Baselt RC.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)

Biological Monitoring Methods for Industrial Chemicals. 3rd Edition. Chemical Toxicology Institute,1997.

Linch AL.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
Biological Monitoring for Industrial Chemical Exposure Control. CRC Press. 1974.

Lauwerys RR, Hoet P.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)

Industrial Chemical Exposure. Guidelines for Biological Monitoring. 3rd Edition. Lewis Publishers. CRC Press, Inc. 2001.

Kneip TJ, Crable JV.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)

Methods for Biological Monitoring -A Manual for Assessing Human Exposure to Hazardous Substances. Am Public Health Association. 1988.

Ho MH, Dillon HK.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)

Biological Monitoring of Exposure to Chemicals. Organic Compounds. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1987.

Atio A, Riihimaki V, Vainio H. eds.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)

Biological Monitoring and Surveillance of Workers Exposed to Chemicals. Hemisphere Publishing Corporation. 1984.

Lauwerys RR, Hoet P.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • During Exposure


Industrial Chemical Exposure. Guidelines for Biological Monitoring. 3rd Edition. Lewis Publishers. CRC Press, Inc. 2001.

ACGIH.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • End-Of-Shift


2004 Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices. ACGIH Worldwide. 2004.

LaDou J, ed.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • End-Of-Shift


Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2nd Edition. Appleton and Lange. 1997.

Fiserova-Bergerova V, Vlach J.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • End-Of-Shift


Timing of sample collection for biological monitoring of occupational exposure. Ann Occup Hyg 41/3:345-353, 1997.

Fiserova-Bergerova V, Vlach J.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • End of Workweek


Timing of sample collection for biological monitoring of occupational exposure. Ann Occup Hyg 41/3:345-353, 1997.

US DHHS PHS CDC NIOSH.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • Pre- & Post-Shift


NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods. 4th Edition. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 94-113.

Proctor NH, Hughes JP.

White Blood Cell Count/Differential

Chemical Hazards of the Workplace. JB Lippincott Company. 1978.

 

 
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