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NIOSH Testimony on the Hazard Communication Standard by R. W. Niemeier, February 10, 1989.
NIOSH 1989 Feb:2 pages
This testimony provides material requested by OSHA regarding the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The material contained in this testimony includes a report of the World Health Organization's International Programme on Chemical Safety which presents information on preventing accidents involving chemicals, health effects from exposure, protective equipment, first aid, emergency response, and disposal. Also included in this testimony are the ten strategies contained in the NIOSH Proposed National Strategies for the Prevention of Leading Work Related Diseases and Injuries, a data base on compact disc which is a compilation of up to 250,000 pages of occupational safety and health information developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, and information from SilverPlatter, a private company which produces compact discs containing data bases including NIOSHTIC from NIOSH, HSELINE from the Health and Safety Executive of the United Kingdom, and CISDOC from the International Occupational Safety and Health Information Center of the International Labour Organization.
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