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

December 2004
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2005-110

Cotton dust
CAS No: Varies


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.

Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Forced Vital Capacity
  • Forced Expiratory Volume (1 sec)
  • Forced Expiratory Volume (1 sec) / Forced Vital Capacity (ratio)
  • The percentage that the measured values of the Forced Expiratory Volume (1 second) and Forced Vital Capacity differ from the predicted values, using the standard tables in 29 CFR 1910.1043 Appendix C.


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.

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

Proctor NH, Hughes JP.

Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Forced Vital Capacity
  • Forced Expiratory Volume (1 sec)


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

US DHHS PHS CDC NIOSH and US DOL OSHA.

Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Pre- & Post-Shift

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

 
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