Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Hydrogen Sulfide


May 1977
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 77-158

Note: Appendix V, NIOSH Interim Work Practice Recommendations, of this document is superseded by NIOSH Publication No. 83-127, NIOSH Criteria Document: Comprehensive Safety Recommendations for Land-Based Oil and Gas Well Drilling

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Content Document
Preface 77-158A.PDF (10 pages, 328K)pdf icon
Review Consultants
I. Recommendations for a Hydrogen Sulfide Standard 77-158B.PDF (21 pages, 691K)pdf icon
II. Introduction
III. Biologic Effects of Exposure 77-158C.PDF (43 pages, 1,544K)pdf icon
IV. Environmental Data 77-158D.PDF (21 pages, 777K)pdf icon
V. Work Practices
VI. Development of Standard 77-158E.PDF (27 pages, 1,059K)pdf icon
VII. Research Needs
VIII. References
IX. Appendix I – Air Sampling Method for Hydrogen Sulfide 77-158F.PDF (15 pages, 437K)pdf icon
X. Appendix II – Analytical Method for Hydrogen Sulfide
XI. Appendix III – Hydrogen Sulfide Monitors 77-158G.PDF (23 pages, 665K)pdf icon
XII. Appendix IV – Material Safety Data Sheet
XIII. Appendix V – NIOSH Interim Work Practice Recommendations
XIV. Tables and Figure

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