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  • toxic
  • However, as this preparation contains the highly radioactive elements selenium, radium and actinium it is a toxic health hazard and carcinogen. (sciencephoto.com)
  • ATLANTA - The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) announced that recently discovered evidence suggests Iodine-131 (I-131) releases occurring between 1944 and 1956 from the X-10 Site at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) did not extend beyond the facility boundary at levels that would constitute a public health hazard. (cdc.gov)
  • Historically, these communities have been overburdened by pollution from toxic waste sites, waste transfer stations, a sewage treatment plant, radioactive waste storage site, and Superfund sites. (nag-brooklyn.org)
  • Toxic chemicals like dioxins and furans, volatile organic compounds (VOC's) and elevated particulate matter are some of the potentially hazardous chemicals that may be released in the event of a major commercial/industrial fire. (nag-brooklyn.org)
  • In addition, former defense sites can pose hazards such as unsafe buildings, a variety of toxic and radioactive wastes, and ordnance and explosive compounds. (gao.gov)
  • The federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has released a final report of the public health assessment (PHA) the agency completed on the Safety Light Corporation Superfund Site located at 4150-A Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. (cdc.gov)
  • The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, announces that a meeting of the Oak Ridge Reservation Health Effects Subcommittee (ORRHES) will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. April 22 at the YWCA, 1660 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, Tenn. (cdc.gov)
  • ATLANTA - The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released its public health assessment (PHA) of historical air releases from the K-25/S-50 sites at the Oak Ridge Reservation in Tennessee. (cdc.gov)
  • Cancer incidence for the eight-county area surrounding the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Reservation, TN is consistent with most cancer levels across the state, concludes a report released by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). (cdc.gov)
  • On 20 December 2009 Al Dameer had published another paper in Arabic on the increase in the number of babies born in Gaza with birth defects, thought to be the result of radioactive and toxic materials from Operation Cast Lead. (globalresearch.ca)
  • 3. Toxic Mold - Some species of mold that grow in wet indoors environments release mycotoxins harmful to humans. (onlinetips.org)
  • Whether it's radiation, bio hazardous materials, or toxic chemicals, the Birmingham environmental injury lawyers at Norris Injury Lawyers say it's important to warn our veterans of the health risks they may be facing if they served at Fort McClellan here in Alabama. (norrisinjurylawyers.com)
  • doses
  • ATSDR believes such data can be used to reduce uncertainties associated with estimated thyroid doses and better define off-site populations that may have been affected by I-131 releases. (cdc.gov)
  • Typically, health care providers order radiopharmaceuticals in individual doses for specific patients. (google.com)
  • dust
  • However, this action is generally advisable in response to any explosion event because many types of nonradioactive dust present health hazards and should be avoided as well. (safecastle.com)
  • Safety
  • On the measures for environmental and health safety in the development and implementation of nanotechnologies and nanomaterials]. (arctichealth.org)
  • Environmental, health and safety assessment of decommissioning radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs) in northwest Russia. (arctichealth.org)
  • The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration, on the other hand, suggests an action level of 16 picocuries per liter (while miners are in underground mines). (water-research.net)
  • Aside from the most recent fire in Williamsburg, most of these events have gone under-reported and little to no public information was released regarding the potential health and safety hazards presented by these fires. (nag-brooklyn.org)
  • These specialized reviews ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and protect the health and safety of those involved in the project. (bowdoin.edu)
  • The name of the current RSO and a copy of the Radiation Safety Program document can be obtained from Bowdoin's Manager of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). (bowdoin.edu)
  • PD/PI must notify the Manager of Environmental Health and Safety when bringing any hazardous material on campus. (bowdoin.edu)
  • Its purpose is to provide information that will assist DOE and DOE-contractor health and safety professionals in developing programs that will provide an appropriate level of protection to affected workers. (docplayer.net)
  • public health
  • This paper presents findings from public health and environmental assessment work that has been conducted as part of a joint Norwegian-Russian project to decommission radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTG) in northwest Russia. (arctichealth.org)
  • Historical air monitoring data from the 1950s and deer thyroid data collected between 1979 and 1989 were supplied to ATSDR during Public Health Assessment research of I-131 releases from the X-10 Site. (cdc.gov)
  • For more information about I-131 releases and the ATSDR Oak Ridge public health assessment visit http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HAC/Oakridge/phact/iodine/index.html or contact Jack Hanley at 770/ 488-0736 or call 1-800-CDC-INFO. (cdc.gov)
  • The petition calls on the De Blasio administration to take the lead in developing and implementing a more comprehensive environmental and public health plan as a response to the fire and future commercial/industrial fires like it. (nag-brooklyn.org)
  • ORRHES Public Health Work Group (PHAWG) will present a health statistics review of the Tennessee Cancer Registry data. (cdc.gov)
  • However, as a public health precaution, the agency suggests residents limit eating certain types of local fish. (cdc.gov)
  • This new field guide may be the handiest book ever written for these unsung heroes of public health protection. (environmental-expert.com)
  • natural
  • As coal, oil, and natural gas are burned worldwide, smokestacks of electricity-generating plants, industrial boilers and smelters release sulfur dioxide (SO2) arid nitrogen oxides. (rawfoodexplained.com)
  • harmful
  • however, there is concern regarding the radiations from granite being harmful to health. (sbwire.com)
  • Data indicates harmful polychlorinated biphenyls were released into the air from the plant, causing harm to those stationed at the base. (norrisinjurylawyers.com)
  • recommends
  • Given the uncertainty about exposures to I-131, ATSDR recommends that residents who lived in the potentially affected communities and who were 18 years of age or younger between 1944 and 1956 discuss their health concerns with their local physician. (cdc.gov)
  • ATSDR recommends that people who worked in these buildings consult their doctors, because they may have been exposed to contaminants with the potential to harm their health. (cdc.gov)
  • Environment
  • Companies that are subject to air quality regulations under the Clean Air Act have their operations reviewed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. (jocogov.org)
  • DOD is obligated to ensure that former defense sites are cleaned up to a level that is protective of human health and the environment. (gao.gov)
  • The senior author, Dr. Alexey Yablokov was State Councilor for Environment and Health under Russian President Yeltsin and is a member of the Russian Academy of Science (class, Biology) and an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy Art and Science (Boston, class, Population Biology). (ratical.org)
  • serious
  • New York City Council Member Stephen Levin stated "Last weekend's 7-alarm fire has raised serious health concerns for residents in North Brooklyn and it is crucial that the City does everything in its power to address these concerns. (nag-brooklyn.org)
  • water
  • Nuclear plants generally need AC power to operate the motors, valves and instruments that control the systems that provide cooling water to the radioactive core. (reuters.com)