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  • Spills
  • Each one includes related planning and response considerations for oil spills which may affect these particularly sensitive organisms and habitats. (noaa.gov)
  • OSHA
  • OSHA has issued a final rule (March 2016, OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Regulation - 29 CFR 1926.1153) for America's workers, limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica, a substance OSHA has stated can increase the risk of developing silicosis, lung cancer and kidney disease. (3m.com)
  • Hughes and colleagues have been working with OSHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and BP to establish response worker health and safety training on site. (wordpress.com)
  • Click through for earthquake emergency and response preparedness resources from NIOSH, OSHA and the CDC. (3m.com.au)
  • This Oregon OSHA document guides employees and supervisors through a workshop that uses several examples of Job Hazard Analyses to teach them how to i. (elcosh.org)
  • Cranes
  • While cranes are designed for winds that might be expected during a short construction period, Hurricane Irma winds in many areas exceeded these speeds. (exponent.com)
  • An example of Exponent's work can be found in an article published in the Proceedings of the Forensic Engineering Congress reviewing potential hazards and regulations for cranes. (exponent.com)
  • officials
  • Such a surveillance program will help CDC and state and local public health officials refine the guidelines for exposure avoidance, personal protection, and clean-up and assist health departments to identify unrecognized hazards. (cdc.gov)
  • Rules vary from city to city, state to state, but lead poisoning requires swift action that can, depending on the severity of a child's exposure, involve a host of health department officials, case managers, primary care physicians, housing investigators, and other personnel. (undark.org)
  • asthma
  • In North Carolina, a reported increase in persons presenting with asthma symptoms was postulated to be caused by exposure to mold ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Studies have shown that people who are atopic (sensitive), already suffer from allergies , asthma , or compromised immune systems and occupy damp or moldy buildings are at an increased risk of health problems such as inflammatory and toxic responses to mold spores, metabolites and other components. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies have shown that a correlation exists between the probability of developing asthma and increased exposure to Penicillium . (wikipedia.org)
  • NIOSH
  • NIOSH Emergency Response and Preparedness Office (EPRO) has created a free software platform called ERHMS Info Managerâ„¢ to track and monitor emergen. (elcosh.org)
  • impacts
  • As the energy capital of the country recovers from flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, the oil and gas industry will begin to assess the impacts to its infrastructure and ask the question: What additional threats need to be considered due to Hurricane Harvey? (exponent.com)
  • volunteers
  • In addition, volunteers from hundreds of churches and other organizations have devoted untold hours helping with the continued cleanup and rebuilding. (ohsonline.com)
  • Companies that manufacture respirators have worked to help volunteers and cleanup workers. (ohsonline.com)
  • As of May 12th there were approximately 27,500 people involved in what's officially called the Deepwater Horizon response - some 13,000 civilian and military personnel and an additional 14, 500 volunteers. (wordpress.com)
  • avoid
  • That is why it is very important that you have an experienced contractor handle the water removal and water cleanup in your home to avoid future issues that can be both dangerous to your health and property. (decconstruction.com)
  • It's best to avoid these hazards by calling a basement flooding expert to handle the damage for you. (decconstruction.com)
  • damage
  • The sooner you call DEC, the sooner our team of certified service technicians can get to work and the sooner your water damage cleanup will be but a distant memory. (decconstruction.com)
  • For Hurricane Harvey, we see that most of the damage in the Houston area was due to inland flooding caused by record breaking amounts of rainfall in Southeast Texas. (exponent.com)
  • Resources
  • Collection of guides, training resources, and checklists to identify and mitigate ergonomic hazards. (elcosh.org)
  • An overemphasis on blood testing and case management for even low exposures is draining resources and ignoring the real need: Removing lead paint. (undark.org)
  • assessment
  • Homes and buildings suspected of being ground zero in the exposure must be inspected and remediated, parents and other caregivers need to be educated on what a child's exposure means and how to deal with it, and depending on the precise blood lead level, the exposed child may need some combination of medical evaluation, treatment, nutritional assessment and dietary modification, and ongoing cognitive and developmental surveillance. (undark.org)
  • temperatures
  • In 2006, sea surface temperatures of Atlantic waters, where many hurricanes form, were a record 1.7 degrees above the 1901-1970 average. (ohsonline.com)
  • I would be interested in learning of any foam off-gassing that occurs under NON-ideal conditions, say if the foam were incorrectly applied, if the material was damaged in some way, or upon exposure to high temperatures generated by metal roofing and sun exposure. (greenbuildingadvisor.com)
  • weather
  • The El Nino weather conditions that led to a quiet Atlantic hurricane season in 2006 will probably dissipate by summer, leading to above-average hurricane activity for 2007. (ohsonline.com)