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Criteria for a recommended standard... occupational exposure to dioxane.
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. 77-226, 1977 Sep; :1-203
The recommended standard compiled by NIOSH requires that occupational exposure to dioxane (123911) should be controlled such that employees are not exposed to airborne concentrations greater than 1ppm, or 3.6 milligrams per cubic meter of air, based on a 30- minute sampling period. Also recommended are procedures for sampling and analysis of workroom air, medical surveillance, labeling and posting, personal protective equipment and protective clothing, informing employees of hazards from dioxane exposure, work practices, monitoring and recordkeeping. (Contract No. 099-73-0039)
NIOSH-Criteria-Document; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-73-0039; Industrial-hygiene; Toxicology; Air-quality-control; Exposure-limits; Safety-engineering; Preventive-medicine; Organic-solvents; Analytical-methods; Sampling-methods; Safety-practices
Numbered Publication; Criteria Document
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-226; Contract-099-73-0039
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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