NIOSH Occupational Hazard Assessment: Criteria for Controlling Exposure to Cobalt

October 1981
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 82-107

The following chapters present more detailed information on the toxic effects of cobalt and the extent and degree of worker exposure to substances containing cobalt. Methods for sampling and analysis of airborne cobalt, including a detailed procedure, are given. Engineering controls and work practices designed to control cobalt emissions into the workplace air are provided, as is a program recommended for medical and environmental surveillance and worker training.

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