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Field test results of an automated exposure assessment tool, the local positioning system (LPS).
Lee-LA; Soderholm-SC; Flemmer-MM; Hornsby-Myers-JL
J Environ Monit 2005 Jul; 7(7):736-742
A user-friendly environmental monitoring system that collects real time data has been developed. Flash card memory logs exposure data from multiple sensors along with corresponding times and positions. Optional use of telemetry repeaters and a reference station allows central monitoring of data to assess exposure and to initiate intervention when safe levels are exceeded. A software analysis package allows researchers to identify exposure hot spots and direct control efforts, with the ultimate goal being to reduce injury and disease. Preliminary field test results document position accuracy and system performance in harsh environments.
Exposure-assessment; Monitoring-systems; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Diseases; Disease-prevention; Environmental-health-monitoring; Monitoring-systems; Monitors; Computer-software
Kathleen Goedel, Technology Development Coordinator, Office of Research and Technology Transfer, NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-03, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Issue of Publication
Journal of Environmental Monitoring
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division