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Occupational health and funeral homes.

Authors
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS), Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, Occupational Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance Program
Source
Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS), 1997 Mar; :1-6
NIOSHTIC No.
20043735
Abstract
Funeral home employers and employees face a variety of health hazards at work. This publication provides basic information on several of these hazards and ways to control exposure to them. Pertinent legal requirements under OSHA (the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration) are summarized where they exist. Relevant NJ State Board of Mortuary Science requirements are also given. The following topics are covered: 1. Formaldehyde Exposure 2. Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure 3. Hazard Communication 4. Personal Protective Equipment 5. Respiratory Protection
Keywords
Respiratory-system-disorders; Respiration; Pulmonary-system; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Pulmonary-function; Diseases; Bronchial-asthma; Humans; Men; Women; Public-health; Risk-factors; Employee-exposure; Employees; Employee-health; Skin-exposure; Exposure-levels; Risk-factors; Health-hazards; Formaldehydes; Chemical-composition; Chemical-properties; Bloodborne-pathogens; Personal-protection; Personal-protective-equipment; Hazards; Sensitization
CAS No.
50-00-0
Publication Date
19970301
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
1997
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-008338; Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-CCU-208160
Source Name
Occupational health and funeral homes
State
NJ
Performing Organization
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
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