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Criteria for a recommended standard... occupational exposure to inorganic mercury.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services and Mental Health Administration, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 73-11024, 1973 Jan; :1-135
NIOSHTIC No.
00027317
Abstract
NIOSH recommendations for an occupational exposure standard for inorganic mercury (7439976) include: air concentration of mercury, air sampling and analysis, medical examinations, posting areas where there is potential exposure to mercury, work clothing, personal protective equipment, apprisal of employees of hazards from inorganic mercury, work practices, sanitation practices, monitoring and recordkeeping. Biological effects of exposure to inorganic mercury are reviewed, and information is given on sampling, analytical methods, environmental levels, development of standards, work practices, sanitation, and compatibility with emission standards.
Keywords
NIOSH-Criteria-Document; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-71-0046; Mercury; Heavy-metals; Metal-poisoning; Air-contamination; Toxic-substances; Mercury-compounds
CAS No.
7439-97-6
Publication Date
19730101
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Criteria Document
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
PB-222223
NTIS Price
A08
Identifying No.
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 73-11024; Contract-099-71-0046
NIOSH Division
ORSD
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
MD
Performing Organization
Tabershaw-Cooper and Associates, Inc.
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