What's New on the NIOSH Website

The following is an archive of items listed on “What’s New on the NIOSH Website” from 1996 to 1997.

December 1997

  • The following Hazard Controls are now available on the NIOSH Homepage in text format: Control of Exposure to Perchloroethylene in Commercial Drycleaning–Hazard Control 16; Control of Exposure to Perchloroethylene in Commercial Drycleaning (Substitution)–Hazard Control 17; Control of Exposure to Perchloroethylene in Commercial Drycleaning (Machine Design)–Hazard Control 18; Control of Exposure to Perchloroethylene in Commercial Drycleaning (Ventilation)–Hazard Control 19; Control of Spotting Chemical Hazards In Commercial Drycleaning–Hazard Control 20; Control of Fire Hazards in Commercial Drycleaning Shops Using Petroleum-Based Solvents–Hazard Control 21; and Control of Ergonomic Hazards in Commercial Drycleaning–Hazard Control 22: 12/23/97
  • Criteria Documents: Noise; Inorganic Lead; Inorganic Mercury; Methylene Chloride; Nitric Acid; Isopropyl Alcohol; Methyl Alcohol; Oxides of Nitrogen (Nitrogen Dioxide and Nitric Oxide); Logging From Felling to First Haul; Parathion; Phenol; Malathion; Kepone; Methyl Parathion; Organotin Compounds; Hydrogen Sulfide; Inorganic Nickel; Nickel Carbonyl; Hydroquinone; Inorganic Lead (Revised Criteria, 1978); Nitroglycerin and Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate; Ketones; Exposure During the Manufacture and Formulation of Pesticides; o-Tolidine; Nitriles; Guidelines for Controlling Hazardous Energy During Maintenance and Servicing [Lockout/Tagout]; Comprehensive Safety Recommendations for Land-Based Oil and Gas Well Drilling; and Recommendations for the Control of Occupational Safety and Health Hazards: Manufacture of Paint and Allied Coating Products: 12/3/97

November 1997

October 1997

  • CIBs:CIB 51–Carcinogenic Effects of Exposure to Propylene Oxide; CIB 52–Ethylene Oxide Sterilizers in Health Care Facilities- Engineering Controls and Work Practices; CIB 53–Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) and Toluenediamine (TDA)-Evidence of Carcinogenicity; CIB 54–Environmental tobacco Smoke in the Workplace-Lung Cancer and Other Health Effects; and CIB 55–Carcinogenicity of Acetaldehyde and Malonaldehyde, and Mutagenicity of Related Low-Molecular-Weight Aldehydes: 10/30/97
  • CIBs:CIB 32–Arsine (Arsenic Hydride) Poisoning in the Workplace; CIB 33–Radiofrequency (RF) Sealers and Heaters: Potential Health Hazards and Their Prevention; CIB 34–Formaldehyde: Evidence of Carcinogenicity; CIB 35–Ethylene Oxide (EtO); CIB 36–Silica Flour: Silicosis; CIB 37–Ethylene Dibromide (EDB) (Revised); CIB 38–Vibration Syndrome; CIB 39–Glycol Ethers 2-Methoxyethanol and 2-Ethoxyethanol; CIB 40–2,3,7,8 -Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-ioxin (TCDD, “dioxin”); CIB 41–1,3-Butadiene CH2=CH-CH=Ch2; CIB 42–Cadmium (Cd); CIB 43–Monohalomethanes: Methyl Chloride CH3Cl, Methyl Bromide CH3Br Methyl Iodide CH3l; CIB 44–Dinitrotoluenes (DNT); CIB 45–Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB’s): Potential Health Hazards from Electrical Equipment Fires or Failures; CIB 46–Methylene Chloride; CIB 47–4,4′-Methylenedianiline (MDA) (Revised); CIB 48– Organic Solvent Neurotoxicity; CIB 49–Injuries and Amputations Resulting From Work With Mechanical Power Presses; and CIB 50–Carcinogenic Effects of Exposure to Diesel Exhaust: 10/29/97
  • Control of Workplace Hazards for the 21st Century – Setting the Research Agenda: 10/28/97
  •  Histoplasmosis: Protecting Workers at Risk  : 10/28/97
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Certification of Respiratory Devices Used to Protect Workers in Hazardous Environments: 10/28/97
  • NIOSH Educational Resource Centers Schedule of Courses — September 1997 through December 1998: 10/28/97
  •  NIOSH Researchers In Cincinnati, Morgantown Receive Award For Outstanding Scientific Publications, October 1997 Update : 10/10/97
  •  Robert L. Grayson, Ph.D., Named First Associate Director Of NIOSH For Mining Safety, Health Research : 10/7/97
  •  Mortality by Occupation, Industry, and Cause of Death: 24 Reporting States : 10/7/97
  • Criteria Documents: Inorganic Fluorides; Emergency Egress From Elevated Workstations; Ethylene Dichloride (1,2-dichloroethane); Epichlorohydrin; Hydrogen cyanide and Cyanide Salts; Formaldehyde; Fibrous Glass; Decomposition Products of Fluorocarbon Polymers; Use of Ethylene Oxide as a Sterilant in Medical Facilities; Ethylene Dibromide; Dioxane; Dibromochloropropane; Dinitro-Ortho-Cresol; DDT; Ethylene Dichloride (1,2 Dichloroethane) (revised); Diisocyanates; Ethylene Thiourea (ETU); Development of Draft Contruction Safety Standards for Excavations: Volume I; Development of Draft Contruction Safety Standards for Excavations: Volume II; Alternatives to Di-2-Ethylhexyl Phthalate (“DOP”) in Respirator Quantitative Fit Testing; NIOH and NIOSH Basis for an Occupational Health Standard: Di-(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP); and NEG and NIOSH Basis for an Occupational Health Standard: Ethyl Ether: 10/6/97
  •  NIOSH Wins 1997 R&D 100 Award — UPDATE : 10/6/97
  •  Special Hazard Review: Child Labor Research Needs : 10/6/97
  •  International Chemical Safety Cards (WHO/IPCS/ILO) : 10/6/97

September 1997

August 1997

  • CIBs: CIB 11 — Dimethylcarbamoyl Chloride (DMCC) (REVISED); CIB 12 — Dimethylcarbamoyl Chloride (DECC); CIB 13 — Explosive Azide Hazard; CIB 14 — Inorganic Arsenic Respiratory Protection; CIB 15 — Nitrosamines In Cutting Fluids; CIB 16 — Metabolic Precursors Of A Known Human Carcinogen, Beta-Naphthylamine; CIB 17 — 2-Nitropropane; CIB 18 — Acrylonitrile; CIB 19 — 2,4-Diaminoanisole (4-Methoxy-m-Phenylenediamine) In Hair And Fur Dyes; CIB 20 — Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene); CIB 21 — Trimellitic Anhydride (TMA); CIB 22 — Ethylene Thiourea (ETU); and CIB 23 — Ethylene Dibromide And Disulfiram Toxic Interaction: 8/29/97
  •  Ergonomics: Effective Workplace Practices and Programs – Transcripts of Presentations : 8/29/97
  •  Exposure to Silica Dust on Continuous Mining Operations Using Flooded-Bed Scrubbers — HAZARD ID1 : 8/28/97
  • Work, Stress and Health ’99: Organization of Work in a Global Economy: 08/25/97
  • CIBs:CIB 1–Chloroprene; CIB 2–Trichloroethylene (TCE; CIB 3–Ethylene Dibromide (EDB); CIB 4–Chrome Pigment; CIB 5–Asbestos – Asbestos Exposure During Servicing of Motor Vehicle Brake and Clutch Assemblies; CIB 6–methylphosphoric Triamide (HMPA); CIB 7–Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs); CIB 8–4,4-Diaminodiphenylmethane (DDM); CIB 9–Chloroform; and CIB 10–Radon Daughters: 8/20/97
  • All UPDATES are now available on the NIOSH Homepage in text format: NIOSH Warns of Danger of Trench Cave-ins; NIOSH Warns: Manure Pits Continue to Claim Lives; NIOSH Issues Warning To Tobacco Harvesters; NIOSH Warns Farmers of Deadly Risk of Grain Suffocation; NIOSH Warns of Deadly Carbon Monoxide Hazard from Using Pressure Washers Indoors; NIOSH Reports on the Preventability of Tractor Rollovers; NIOSH Issues Nationwide Alert on Dangers of Working from Scaffolds; NIOSH Issues Nationwide Alert on Dangers of Tree Trimming; NIOSH Issues Nationwide Alert on Silicosis; Prevention of Silicosis Deaths; Farm Safety; NIOSH Warns Workers About Explosive Respirator Cylinders; NIOSH Urges Immediate Action to Prevent Workplace Homicide; College Students May be Risking Their Lives on Fishing Vessels; NIOSH Warns: Nitrous Oxide Continues to Threaten Health Care Workers; NIOSH Warns Of Agricultural Hazards; NIOSH Finds Effective Interventions to Reduce Ergonomic Injuries in Meatpacking and Other Industries; NIOSH Warns: Employment May Be Hazardous for Adolescent Workers; NIOSH Warns Farmers of Forage Wagon Hazards; and NIOSH Study Finds Work Injuries, Illnesses Among Young Employees Pervasive, Preventable: 8/20/97
  • Criteria Documents: Asbestos; Beryllium; Beryllium (Rev. 8/77); Carbon Monoxide; Inorganic Arsenic; Ammonia; Benzene; Benzene (Rev. 8/76); Inorganic Arsenic–New Criteria; Carbon Tetrachloride; Carbon Tetrachloride (Rev. 1976); Chlorine; Cadmium; Carbon Dioxide; Allyl Chloride; Carbaryl; Carbon Trifluoride; Carbon Disulfide; Benzoyl Peroxide; Asphalt Fumes; Benzyl Chloride; Special Occupational Hazard Review for aldrin/Dieldrin; Carbon Black; Antimony; and Special Occupational Hazard Review for Benzidine-Based Dyes: 8/18/97

July 1997

  • Duke University Medical Center–Profile of a NIOSH Training Grant: 7/11/97
  • Temple University–Profile of a NIOSH Training Grant: 7/11/97
  • Criteria Documents: 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (Methyl Chloroform); Acetylene; Acrylamide; 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane; Alkanes (C5-C8); Acrylonitrile; 4,4′-Methylene (2-chloroaniline) (SHR); Acrylamide (JOHD); 2-Ethyl-2-hydroxymethyl-1,3- PB 95-219598 propanediol (JOHD); and 2-Diethylaminoethanol: 7/9/97
  • Hazard Controls are now available on the NIOSH Homepage in text files, or in .PDF files using  Adobe Acrobat Readerexternal icon . They can also be accessed as text files from the  Publications List : 7/7/97
  •  National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), July, 1997 Update [PDF] : 7/3/97
  •  NIOSH Conference on National Research Agenda Reviews Progress Under Partnerships, Further Opportunities : 07/02/97
  • University of South Florida–Profile of a New NIOSH Educational Resource Center: 7/3/97
  • NIOSH Silicosis Prevention: 07/02/97
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and Workplace Factors—A Review of Epidemiologic Evidence for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Neck Upper Extremity, and Low Back: 7/1/97

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December 1996

  • NIOSH Hamilton Laboratory Hosts ISO ASTM Meetings: 12/17/96
  • National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS), October 1997, Morgantown, WV: 12/6/96

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September 1996

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