HEALTH HAZARD EVALUATIONS
After a hazard evaluation is complete, NIOSH reports its findings and recommendations to employers, employees, and employee representatives. Copies of this report are sent to the OSHA regional office and the state health department, and are posted on the NIOSH website.
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New Health Hazard Evaluations
View a brief description and links to the HHE reports released this month.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Environmental tobacco smoke exposure among casino dealers
J Occup Environ Med 2011; 53(4):346-351.
Case study: Deepwater Horizon response workers exposure assessment at the source: MC252 Well No. 1
J Occup Environ Hyg 2011; 8(6):D43-D50.
Three cases of hairy cell leukemia in coal miners - letter to editor
Leuk Lymphoma 2011; 52(12):2391-2392.
Correcting diacetyl concentrations from air samples collected with NIOSH method 2557
J Occup Environ Hyg 2011; 8(2):59-70.
Indium-tin oxide does not induce GM-CSF autoantibodies (letter response)
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011; 184(6):741-742.
Identification and measurement of diacetyl substitutes in dry bakery mix production
J Occup Environ Hyg 2011; 8:93-103.
The effectiveness of using interferon-gamma release assays in screening immigration employees for latent tuberculosis infection
Int J Occup Environ Health 2011; 17(4):322-327.
Low influenza vaccination rates among child care workers in the United States: assessing knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors
J Community Health 2011; Epub ahead of print.
Assessing the risk to firefighters from chemical vapors and gases during vehicle fire suppression
J Environ Monit 2011; 13(3):536-543.
Lack of respiratory improvement following remediation of a water-damaged office building
Am J Ind Med 2011; 54(4):269-77.
Mold exposure and respiratory health in damp indoor environments
Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 2011; 1(3):757-71.
Occupational sensitization to soy allergens in workers at a processing facility
Clin & Experimental Allergy 2011; 41:1022-1030.
Occupational lung disease risk and exposure to butter flavoring chemicals after implementation of controls at a microwave popcorn plant
Public Health Rep 2011; 126(4):480-94.
Protecting workers in large-scale emergency responses: NIOSH experience in the Deepwater Horizon response
J Occup Environ Med 2011; 53(7):711-715.
Anthrax letters in an open office environment: effects of selected CDC response guidelines on personal exposure and building contamination
J Occup Environ Hyg 2011; 8(2):113-122.
Remediating buildings damaged by dampness and mould for preventing or reducing respiratory tract symptoms, infections and asthma
J Wiley & Sons, Ltd.: The Cochrane Library 2011; 9:i-54. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011; 9:CD007897.
Levels of microbial agents in floor dust during remediation of a water-damaged office building
Indoor Air 2011; 21(5):417-426.
Indoor air quality
Occupational and Environmental Health, Sixth Edition, NY: Oxford University, 2011, Chapter 7, pp: 141- 153.
Fatal laboratory-acquired infection with an attenuated Yersinia pestis strain - Chicago, Illinois, 2009
MMWR 2011; Feb , 60(7):201-205.
Evaluation of exposure to organic solvents
Screen Print 2011; Feb :30- 33.
Visual disturbances related to amine exposure
Ind Specialty Printing 2011; 2(1):10 11.
Best practices for a safe and healthy studio
Ceram Mon 2011; 59(5):72 75.
Evaluation of employee exposures at a PCB plant
Print Circuit Design Fab/Circuits Assem 2011; 28(11):29-32.
NIOSH evaluation of health hazards in a crime lab
Evid Tech Mag 2011; 9(3):22 25.
NIOSH issues report on safe nPB use
Am Dryclean 2011; 78(3):54 56.
Endoscope reprocessing: exposure to peracetic acid based sterilant
EndoNurse 2011; 11(3):26-29.
BP oil spill Deepwater Horizon response: NIOSH health hazard evaluation of wildlife cleaning and rehabilitation workers
Wildl Rehabil Bull 2011; 29(1):39-45.
NIOSH ergonomic evaluation of musculoskeletal disorders at a steel grating manufacturing plant
Iron Steel Technol 2011; 8(4):36-37.
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