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Sequential Sampling Plans and Decision Theory for Employer Monitoring of Employee Exposure to Industrial Atmospheres.

Authors
Bar-Shalom-Y; Budenaers-D
Source
NIOSH 1975 May:42 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00047885
Abstract
A procedure is developed for the use of employers to ensure the employees' safety in an industrial environment where atmospheric contaminants are present. A sequential procedure is presented according to which it is recommended that the employer sample the employees potentially exposed to atmospheric contaminants. Statistical decision procedures for classifying the employees according to their exposure are presented. The possible action to be taken by the employer, namely instituting engineering controls if warranted, is discussed and the corresponding decision procedure is derived.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-74-0075; Industrial-medicine; Sampling-methods; Air-sampling; Air-contamination; Toxic-gases; Air-quality-control;
Publication Date
19750501
Funding Type
Contract;
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Contract-099-74-0075
Source Name
NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, SCI Project 5119, 42 pages, 7 references
State
OH;
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