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Occupational health guidelines for chemical hazards.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-123, 1981 Jan; :1-1500
Occupational guidelines on 397 chemicals, minerals, and metals are compiled. Information on permissible exposure limits, chemicals and physical properties, and health hazards is summarized. Recommendations for medical surveillance, respiratory protection, personal protection, and sanitation practices for specific chemicals that are federally regulated are provided. The authors state that implementation of these recommendations will contribute to the development and maintenance of an effective occupational health program.
NIOSH-Author; Chemical-properties; Hazardous-materials; Standards; Industrial-health-programs; Industrial-hygiene; Control-methods
NTIS Accession No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-123
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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