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Occupational safety and health for fiscal year 1989.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1991 Sep; :1-83
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00208299
Abstract
This report summarized NIOSH activities during fiscal year 1989. Specific topics addressed included: surveillance of occupational diseases and injuries; the Health Hazard Evaluation program; occupational lung diseases; musculoskeletal injuries; occupational cancers; occupational traumatic injuries; occupational cardiovascular diseases; reproductive disorders; neurotoxic disorders; noise induced hearing loss; dermatological conditions; psychological disorders; controlling workplace hazards; and dissemination of the results of research. Highlights of the activities for the fiscal year included research on exposure to radon progeny in uranium miners, preparation of Current Intelligence Bulletins on ethylene-oxide (75218) and propylene-oxide (75569), preparation of guidelines for the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis-B virus transmission to health care and public safety workers, research on cumulative trauma disorders in the meat and poultry industries, publication of NIOSH ALERTs concerning electrocutions associated with the use of metal ladders and deaths associated with exposure to chlorofluorocarbons, research on exposure to aerosolized pharmaceuticals in health care workers, and technical assistance to the Jamaican Ministry of Health on occupational and environmental exposures to lead (7439921) in Jamaica.
Keywords
Occupational-exposure; Occupational-medicine; Traumatic-injuries; Industrial-hygiene; Infection-control; AIDS-virus; Viral-infections; Cumulative-trauma-disorders; Occupational-safety-programs; Occupational-health-programs; Safety-research; Surveillance-programs
CAS No.
75-21-8; 75-56-9; 7439-92-1
Publication Date
19910901
Document Type
Other
Fiscal Year
1991
NTIS Accession No.
PB92-222777
NTIS Price
A06
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
GA
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