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Industrial Hygiene Sampling, Decision-Making, Monitoring and Recordkeeping, 555, Administering a Sampling Program.

Budenaers DH; Sutherland L; Curry LJ; Sowa MA
NIOSH 1977 Aug:160 pages
This report presents the basic course guide for the 2 day nontechnical part of the Industrial Hygiene Sampling Strategy and Methodology Course package. Topics covered included legal aspects of sampling, recognition and determination, sampling methods and strategies, economic impact, technical assistance and future trends. The objectives included recognizing the organizations instituted by the OSH Act and record keeping responsibilities, recognizing legal implications of the OSH Act and the sampling aspects of the Act, recognizing implications of the six exposure monitoring regulations impact areas, identifying and classifying toxic air contaminants, completing a workplace raw material survey and identifying existing air contaminants in the workplace, calculating potential exposure concentrations and recognizing the contents of an Occupational Environmental Determination Report, mastering the Industrial Hygiene Background for the Manager Module of Instruction, correlating exposure standards to a systematic flow diagram of operational steps, answering questions about the OSH Act of 1970 and the Proposed Exposure Standards, recognizing the economic impact of the OSH Act of 1970, selecting sampling equipment as well as an industrial hygiene consultant, making use of NIOSH and OSHA Services and other organizations that can assist and advise, and providing feedback about the course.
Industrial-hygiene; Air-sampling; Training; Air-contamination; Sampling-equipment; Workplace-studies; Regulations; Air-sampling-equipment;
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Division of Training and Manpower Development, NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 160 pages, 27 references
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