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NIOSH Numbered Publications

Criteria Documents

Criteria Documents are developed to provide the basis for comprehensive occupational safety and health standards. These documents generally contain a critical review of the scientific and technical nformation available on the prevalence of hazards, the existence of safety and health risks, and the adequacy of methods to identify and control hazards.

Special Hazard Reviews (SHRs) and Occupational Hazard Assessments (OHAs) are written to complement NIOSH recommendations for standards. These documents assess safety and health problems and recommend appropriate methods for control and monitoring.

Joint Occupational Health Documents (JOHDs) are developed with foreign government agencies.


The following is a complete list of all Criteria Documents issued by NIOSH. Sort the list by clicking the "Date" or "Title" links. To search within this page, use your browser's "find in page" function. (Ctrl-F or Edit > "find in/on this page")

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Apr 1986
Hot Environments (Revised Criteria 1986)
1985
Mar 1979
Sep 1978
Sep 1978
Sep 1978
Sep 1978
Sep 1978
Aug 1978
Aug 1978
Jun 1978
Jun 1978
Jun 1978
Apr 1978
Feb 1978
Jan 1978
Sep 1977
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Aug 1977
Aug 1977
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May 1977
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Mar 1977
Dec 1976
Dec 1976
Oct 1976
Sep 1976
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Aug 1976
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Jun 1976
May 1976
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Mar 1976
Mar 1976
1976
1975
Carbon Tetrachloride (Revised: Abstract, 76-133)
1975
1975
Jul 1974
Benzene (Revised: August 1976)
1974
1974
Inorganic Arsenic (Revised: 75-149)
1973
1973
1972
1972
1972
Hot Environments (Revised: 86-113)
1972
1972
Asbestos (Revised: 77-169)
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