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Criteria for a recommended standard... emergency egress from elevated workstations.
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. 76-128, 1975 Jan; :1-65
Procedures and equipment are recommended for worker emergency egress from elevated workstations. The standard is designed to assure workers of a means of emergency egress during situations in which there could be a threat to life, health, or safety. Information is given on: the extent of exposure to elevated workstations; the effects of psychological stress on humans during the need for emergency egress; present equipment, standards, procedures and training evaluation; and the development of this standard.
NIOSH-Criteria-Document; Safety-measures; Safety-equipment; Psychological-factors; Emergency-equipment
Numbered Publication; Criteria Document
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-128; Contract-099-73-0079
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