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Criteria for a recommended standard... occupational exposure to benzene.
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 74-137, 1974 Jan; :1-137
NIOSH recommendations for an occupational exposure standard for benzene (71432) include: air concentration, sampling, air analysis, biological monitoring, medical examinations, posting areas where there is potential exposure to benzene, protective clothing, personal protective equipment, informing employees of hazards from benzene, work practices, monitoring and reporting requirements. Biological effects of exposure to benzene are reviewed, and information is given on environmental sampling, analytical methods, sorbability of benzene on charcoal, and the development of standards for benzene.
NIOSH-Criteria-Document; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-72-0026; Benzenes; Aromatic-hydrocarbons; Air-contamination; Benzene-poisoning; Toxic-substances
Numbered Publication; Criteria Document
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 74-137; Contract-099-72-0026
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