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NIOSH manual of analytical methods.
Cincinnati, OH: 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. 78-175, 1978 Aug; 4:1-375
The fourth volume of the NIOSH Manual of Analytical Method contains 60 environmental monitoring methods. The NIOSH sampling and analytical procedures give step by step information and instructions on how to monitor for toxic chemicals found in the workplace. All but one of the methods is designed for personal air monitoring to determine exposures to individual workers. Each method is explained in 10 sections that include synopsis; working range, sensitivity and detection limit; interferences; precision and accuracy; advantages and disadvantages; apparatus; procedure; calibration and standardization; and calculations.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Analytical-Method; Analytical-Method; Standards; Sampling; Standards-Completion-Program
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-175
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division