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NIOSH pocket guide to chemical hazards (superseded).
Barsan M, ed. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-149, (3rd printing), 2007 Sep; :1-424
This document has been superseded and the new version can be found <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/"target="_blank">here</a>. The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards provides a concise source of general industrial hygiene information for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. The Pocket Guide presents key information and data in abbreviated tabular form for 677 chemicals or substance groupings commonly found in the work environment (e.g., manganese compounds, tellurium compounds, inorganic tin compounds, etc.). The industrial hygiene information found in the Pocket Guide assists users to recognize and control occupational chemical hazards. The chemicals or substances contained in this revision include all substances for which the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recommended exposure limits (RELs) and those with permissible exposure limits (PELs) as found in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Standards (29 CFR 1910.1000 - 1052).
Industrial-hygiene; Industrial-safety; Personal-protective-equipment; Respiratory-protection; Safety-equipment; Chemical-structure; Regulations; First-aid; Hazardous-materials
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-149
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division