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  • limits
  • Seiji Shiroya, a member of the Japan's safety commission, said the international organization's recommendation would be used as a reference point to possibly strengthen Japan's radiation exposure limits. (upi.com)
  • However, legal exposure limits to hazardous materials, as specified by government regulations, do not apply to all types of fibers that have similar and predictable biological effects. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This meeting is an open public forum for parties and individuals interested in Cal/OSHA's project for updating of Table AC-1, Permissible Exposure Limits for Chemical Contaminants (PELs), in Section 5155 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations (8 CCR 5155). (ca.gov)
  • This report described the responsibilities of developing occupational exposure limits in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • This white paper provides basic information about what OELs are, and explores the different Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) by region and country across the world. (thielmann.com)
  • OSHA
  • Earlier this month it was reported at ClaimsJournal.com that the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a marble and granite company over $40,000 for health and safety violations that included workers being exposed to unsafe levels of crystalline silica particles. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Both users and nonusers nay be interested to know that OSHA has lowered the Permissible Exposure Level (PEL) for benzene from 10 to 1 part per million (PPM), effective Dec. 10 for all industries covered by OSHA, including conservation laboratories. (conservation-us.org)
  • radiation levels
  • Currently, the government said outside radiation levels greater than 50 millisieverts require evacuation and levels exceeding 10 millisieverts mean residents should remain indoors, Kyodo News reported. (upi.com)
  • Measurements of radiation levels were made using an electronic personal dosimeter (Diamentor® E2-DAP) at the radial and at the femoral artery access sites. (springer.com)
  • lead
  • Mold is a natural part of the environment and people breathe it on a daily basis, but exposure to elevated levels of mold in the air in homes, schools or work environments can lead to indoor air quality (IAQ) issues and potential exposure concerns. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Low level lead exposure: the clinical implications of current research. (cdc.gov)
  • There is evidence that peripheral motor disease may be related to a history of increased lead exposure. (cdc.gov)
  • lead has an adverse effect on learning ability in offspring, with both maternal and paternal lead exposure. (cdc.gov)
  • Behavioral problems related to lead exposure include hyperactivity, difficulty in task performance, deficiency in intelligence quotient, and nerve conduction deficits. (cdc.gov)
  • We have also written that lead can accumulate in the body over time and pregnant women, infants, and young children, especially, should avoid exposure to lead. (newsinferno.com)
  • We also wrote that another study revealed that childhood exposure to lead dust is linked to violence. (newsinferno.com)
  • The U.S. Center for disease control sets a limit for "safe" exposure to lead at anything below the 10 micrograms per deciliter threshold. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • They explained how new research shows even low levels of lead (blood levels lower than what is considered "safe" at 5 mcg/L )can lead to multiple problems for growing children, such as reading problems, behavioral and attention problems, school failure, and a decreased IQ . (ecochildsplay.com)
  • A new study shares that children who have low levels of lead exposure (under 3.8 mcg/L) had cardiovascular systems that were not a good at handling stress, and that could eventually lead to high blood pressure. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • This is a preliminary study, but it certainly adds to the chorus of research about the dangers of low level exposures to lead in children. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • pollution
  • CERC are partners in a new 5-year air quality (AQ) & health project that will develop a real-time, urban AQ modelling system capable of analysing and forecasting pollution levels in Hong Kong down to individual street level. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Household Air Pollution: Sources and Exposure Levels. (burningissues.org)
  • This study assesses the levels and sources of household air pollution in the urban slums of Nairobi. (burningissues.org)
  • The researchers found no increase in deaths from cardiovascular disease associated with ozone levels -- those deaths are caused primarily by the fine particulates present in air pollution. (latimes.com)
  • study
  • A new study has investigated five methods of estimating noise exposure and identified some of the reasons for variation in the data they produce. (environmental-expert.com)
  • In a study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine , researchers show similar results even for workers who were exposed to the material - from a mine in Libby, Montana - at or below current legal levels. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In this study, a pre-operational radiological baseline of the site and the occupational radiation exposures due to radon progeny in the mine were determined. (rsc.org)
  • The objective of this study was to compare radiation exposure levels of the operating physician during coronary interventions when incorporating both radial and femoral artery approaches. (springer.com)
  • The study design was prospective and observational, in which we measured the radiation exposure of the patient and the operator. (springer.com)
  • In the NOAA study, scientists injected zebrafish two to four times a month over nine months with low levels of domoic acid in the laboratory. (noaa.gov)
  • The present study reports a case of occupational HP due to diisocyanates after low-level exposure. (ersjournals.com)
  • one epidemiological study in a plant engineered for minimal exposure to diisocyanates did not report cases suggestive of HP 4 . (ersjournals.com)
  • But the 18-year study of nearly half a million people, reported today in the New England Journal of Medicine, is the first to show that long-term, low-level exposure to the pollutant can also be lethal. (latimes.com)
  • health
  • They were interviewed about lung health and work history, providing data about particular exposure levels and the numbers of years they worked. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • An earlier version of this Web page used the terminology "Recommended Public Health Levels for PCBs in Indoor School Air. (epa.gov)
  • Even a brief exposure to smoke raises blood pressure, ( no matter what your state of health ) and can cause blood clotting, stroke, or heart attack in vulnerable people. (burningissues.org)
  • Between 1985 and 1998 more than 600 reports of ill health following exposure to sheep dip were received by a government adverse reaction surveillance scheme. (healthcanal.com)
  • as well as farmers, Gulf War veterans and aviation workers who believe their health has been affected by exposure to OPs. (healthcanal.com)
  • radioactive
  • Adding to the concerns of food contamination is Tokyo Electric's program to release low-level radioactive water into the Pacific, which Tokyo Electric hoped would provide additional storage for the more contaminated water in the basement of the reactor buildings. (upi.com)
  • relevant
  • Besides, the effect of cooking on contaminant levels is relevant to investigate. (dtu.dk)
  • We suggest that exposure to low, environmentally relevant levels of Hg, disrupts tolerance by interfering with BCR signaling in immature B cells, potentially leading to the appearance of mature auto-reactive B cells which have the ability to contribute to auto-immune disease. (ovid.com)
  • dust
  • Non-school exposure pathways include indoor and outdoor air, indoor dust, outside soils and diet. (epa.gov)
  • School exposure pathways include school indoor and outdoor air, indoor dust, and nearby outside soils. (epa.gov)
  • interventions
  • We recommend interventions, especially those focusing on clean cookstoves and lighting fuels to mitigate indoor levels of fine particles. (burningissues.org)
  • We previously showed that using the radial artery access site as opposed to the femoral artery site decreases the radiation exposure of patients during coronary artery interventions. (springer.com)
  • found
  • We found that even low levels of exposure to asbestos-like fibers can cause thickening of the membrane that lines the chest wall. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Scientists found a similar antibody response in blood samples taken from wild sea lions from central California, confirming that natural exposure to the toxin produces a similar response in marine mammals. (noaa.gov)
  • The researchers also found that long-term, low-level exposure to domoic acid does not build tolerance or resistance to it, but instead makes zebrafish more sensitive to the neurotoxin. (noaa.gov)
  • variation
  • Inter-individual variation in levels of La and Ce in urine is the result of multi-factorial comprehensive action. (springer.com)
  • indoor air
  • For example, if students spend more time in school than was assumed when calculating the values in the table, the levels of PCBs in the school's indoor air may have to be lower to prevent overall exposure from exceeding the RfD. (epa.gov)
  • We measured PM2.5 levels mainly during daytime and using sources of indoor air pollutions. (burningissues.org)
  • data
  • School-specific exposure levels can be calculated if sufficient data are available. (epa.gov)
  • Data on fuel and stove types and ventilation use come from 1058 households, while air quality data based on the particulate matters (PM2.5) level were collected in a sub-sample of 72 households using the DustTrak™II Model 8532 monitor. (burningissues.org)
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital has tracked exposure data since 2009. (stlouischildrens.org)
  • lower
  • All of the mean values of radon progeny were lower than the action levels for working places recommended in the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) 65. (rsc.org)
  • mean
  • In households where air quality was monitored, the mean PM2.5 levels were high and varied widely, especially during the evenings (124.6 g/m3 SD: 372.7 in Korogocho and 82.2 g/m3 SD: 249.9 in Viwandani), and in households using charcoal (126.5 g/m3 SD: 434.7 in Korogocho and 75.7 g/m3 SD: 323.0 in Viwandani). (burningissues.org)
  • blood
  • NOAA scientists and their colleagues have discovered a biological marker in the blood of laboratory zebrafish and marine mammals that shows when they have been repeatedly exposed to low levels of domoic acid, which is potentially toxic at high levels. (noaa.gov)
  • plant
  • TOKYO, April 6 (UPI) -- Japan is reviewing radiation exposure levels used to designate the evacuation zone around the earthquake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant, officials said. (upi.com)