Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Inorganic Lead: Revised Criteria - 1978


May 1978
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 78-158

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Content Document
Preface to the Revised Recommended Standard 78-158A.PDF (25 pages, 594K)pdf icon
Review Committee for Revised Recommended Standard
Review Committee
Review Consultants
I. Revised Recommendations for an Inorganic Lead Standard
II. Introduction
III. Biologic Effects of Exposure 78-158B.PDF (22 pages, 791K)pdf icon
IV. Environmental Data
V. Development of Standard 78-158C.PDF (18 pages, 662K)pdf icon
VI. References
VII. Appendix I – Method for Sampling of Lead in Air
VIII. Appendix II – Dithizone Method of Analysis of Lead and Biologic Samples 78-158D.PDF (17 pages, 549K)pdf icon
IX. Appendix III – Material Safety Data Sheet 78-158E.PDF (24 pages, 482K)pdf icon
X. Tables
XI. Appendix IV – Review, Evaluation, and Summarization of Literature to Support the Update and Revision of Criteria Documents: Inorganic Lead 78-158F.PDF (87 pages, 2,651K)pdf icon
XII. Appendix V – Statement of Edward J. Baier, Deputy Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Before the Department of Labor Public Hearing on Occupational Lead Standard, March 1977 78-158G.PDF (21 pages, 628K)pdf icon

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