Engineering Control Research and Development Plan for Carcinogenic Materials.
Hickey J; Kearney JJ
NIOSH 1977 Sep:167 pages
Several alternative methods of assigning research priorities have been developed. These priorities are applied to engineering control of occupational exposure to specific confirmed and suspect carcinogens. Engineering control priority listings are provided based upon categorization of the substances according to industry and use, number of workers exposed, and carcinogenic potential. These listings have been derived in order to provide a systematic prioritization of industries, processes, and specific substances which are candidates for engineering control research and development. The specific substances to which the prioritization has been applied are a select composite of five different sources. These sources include the NIOSH criteria document schedule, the NIOSH priority list, the ACGIH TLV List, the NIOSH list of suspected carcinogens, and 29 CFR 1910. A major source of informational input for this effort was the National Occupational Hazard Survey (NOHS). The NOHS data were collected during the period of 1972 - 1974 and are considered to be the most accurate source of industry-wide data applicable to this report. (Contract No. 210-76-0147)
NIOSH-Publication; Contract-210-76-0147; Chemical-carcinogens; Industrial-hygiene; Occupational-health; Carcinogenic-potency; Control-measures; Exposure-limits; Safety-engineering; Industrial-processes; Environmental-engineering; Environmental-control; Air-quality-control;
Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio