National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (U.S.): An institute of the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION which is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions and for developing standards of safety and health. Research activities are carried out pertinent to these goals.Respiratory Protective Devices: Respirators to protect individuals from breathing air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays, or vapors.Air Pollutants, Occupational: Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.Accidents, Occupational: Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Inhalation Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.Occupational Medicine: Medical specialty concerned with the promotion and maintenance of the physical and mental health of employees in occupational settings.United StatesEnvironmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Filtration: A process of separating particulate matter from a fluid, such as air or a liquid, by passing the fluid carrier through a medium that will not pass the particulates. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Chemical Industry: The aggregate enterprise of manufacturing and technically producing chemicals. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Intermittent Positive-Pressure Breathing: Application of positive pressure to the inspiratory phase of spontaneous respiration.Chemical Hazard Release: Uncontrolled release of a chemical from its containment that either threatens to, or does, cause exposure to a chemical hazard. Such an incident may occur accidentally or deliberately.Hazardous Substances: Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.Positive-Pressure Respiration: A method of mechanical ventilation in which pressure is maintained to increase the volume of gas remaining in the lungs at the end of expiration, thus reducing the shunting of blood through the lungs and improving gas exchange.Intermittent Positive-Pressure Ventilation: Application of positive pressure to the inspiratory phase when the patient has an artificial airway in place and is connected to a ventilator.Spirometry: Measurement of volume of air inhaled or exhaled by the lung.Physician Assistants: Health professionals who practice medicine as members of a team with their supervising physicians. They deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings. Duties may include physical exams, diagnosis and treatment of disease, interpretation of tests, assist in surgery, and prescribe medications. (from http://www.aapa.orglabout-pas accessed 2114/2011)Directive Counseling: Counseling during which a professional plays an active role in a client's or patient's decision making by offering advice, guidance, and/or recommendations.United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration: An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.Red Cross: International collective of humanitarian organizations led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (U.S.): Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports basic and applied research to reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from environmental causes by, defining how environmental exposures, genetic susceptibility, and age interact to affect an individual's health. It was established in 1969.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.National Institutes of Health (U.S.): An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Coal: A natural fuel formed by partial decomposition of vegetable matter under certain environmental conditions.Financing, Organized: All organized methods of funding.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Foundations: Organizations established by endowments with provision for future maintenance.Research Support as Topic: Financial support of research activities.Awards and PrizesNanotechnology: The development and use of techniques to study physical phenomena and construct structures in the nanoscale size range or smaller.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Nanomedicine: The branch of medicine concerned with the application of NANOTECHNOLOGY to the prevention and treatment of disease. It involves the monitoring, repair, construction, and control of human biological systems at the molecular level, using engineered nanodevices and NANOSTRUCTURES. (From Freitas Jr., Nanomedicine, vol 1, 1999).Telecommunications: Transmission of information over distances via electronic means.Hotlines: A direct communication system, usually telephone, established for instant contact. It is designed to provide special information and assistance through trained personnel and is used for counseling, referrals, and emergencies such as poisonings and threatened suicides.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Medical Secretaries: Individuals responsible for various duties pertaining to the medical office routine.Equipment Safety: Freedom of equipment from actual or potential hazards.United States Food and Drug Administration: An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to maintaining standards of quality of foods, drugs, therapeutic devices, etc.Silicosis: A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust containing crystalline form of SILICON DIOXIDE, usually in the form of quartz. Amorphous silica is relatively nontoxic.TexasSilicon Dioxide: Transparent, tasteless crystals found in nature as agate, amethyst, chalcedony, cristobalite, flint, sand, QUARTZ, and tridymite. The compound is insoluble in water or acids except hydrofluoric acid.Mesothelioma: A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle-shaped, sarcoma-like cells and other regions showing adenomatous patterns. Pleural mesotheliomas have been linked to exposure to asbestos. (Dorland, 27th ed)Carbon Disulfide: A colorless, flammable, poisonous liquid, CS2. It is used as a solvent, and is a counterirritant and has local anesthetic properties but is not used as such. It is highly toxic with pronounced CNS, hematologic, and dermatologic effects.Emergency Responders: Personnel trained to provide the initial services, care, and support in EMERGENCIES or DISASTERS.Democracy: A system of government in which there is free and equal participation by the people in the political decision-making process.Civil Rights: Legal guarantee protecting the individual from attack on personal liberties, right to fair trial, right to vote, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. (from http://www.usccr.gov/ accessed 1/31/2003)Dust: Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Jurisprudence: The science or philosophy of law. Also, the application of the principles of law and justice to health and medicine.Epistaxis: Bleeding from the nose.
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  • NIOSH research projects for NTP assess the effects of exposures to substances following its mandate to protect worker health and safety. (nih.gov)
  • Employers should institute engineering controls to ensure that DMF exposures do not exceed the NIOSH recommended exposure limit/OSHA permissible exposure limit of 10 ppm as an 8-hour time-weighted average (5). (cdc.gov)
  • NIOSH recently visited the site of a prescribed burn near a former vermiculite mine in Montana to evaluate wildland firefighters' exposures to asbestos. (aiha.org)
  • NIEHS is coordinating an NTP effort with NIOSH to better understand worker exposures, identify occupational health research gaps, and educate workers. (nih.gov)
  • The table below lists NIEHS and NIOSH Interagency Agreement Projects on Occupationally Relevant Exposures in FY 2016. (nih.gov)
  • You may also be interested in a recent NIOSH report * published after an investigation of formaldehyde exposures to workers in a hair salon, wherein NIOSH provided a detailed discussion of their REL for formaldehyde and its proper interpretation on page 3 of the report. (osha.gov)
  • The NIOSH Alert: "Preventing Occupational Exposures to Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Health Care Settings" was published in September 2004 ( /niosh/docs/2004-165/ ). (cdc.gov)
  • NIOSH identified seven primary sources of silica dust exposure during fracturing operations and found that workers downwind of sand mover and blender operations, especially during hot loading, had the highest silica exposures. (setexasrecord.com)
  • A January 2014 study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) examined records from a former IBM plant in Endicott, New York to assess whether occupational exposures at the plant put former workers at risk for job-related mortality and cancer. (prweb.com)
  • Respiratory protection specifically approved by NIOSH for CBRN exposures is desirable. (osha.gov)
  • NIOSH recommends that effective risk management control practices be implemented so that worker exposures to silver nanomaterials do not exceed the NIOSH recommended exposure limit (REL) of ten micrograms per cubic meter (μg/m3) (eight-hour time-weighted average) for silver metal dust, fume, and soluble compounds, measured as a total airborne mass concentration. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The literature review includes studies on the toxicological effects of exposure to silver nanomaterials in experimental animal and cellular systems, the effect of particle size and other properties on the toxicological effects of silver, and NIOSH recommendations on the measurement and control of occupational exposures to silver and silver nanomaterials. (safenano.org)
  • Dr. Spitz collaborates with NIOSH to evaluate radiation exposures received by former atomic weapons workers. (uc.edu)
  • You may be interested in a similar study of building air quality that was recently conducted by investigators at NIOSH and published this year on their public website. (osha.gov)
  • In this study *, NIOSH investigators collected samples for formaldehyde, VOCs, and other air contaminants, and they included a detailed discussion of the interpretation of the sample results. (osha.gov)
  • Investigators are encouraged to discuss their research topics with NIOSH program staff to determine the relevance to occupational health and safety. (nih.gov)
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) summarizes the following two published papers by NIOSH investigators with partners at Kazan State Medical University, in Kazan, Russia, that explore whether workplace exposure to multi-walled carbon nanotubes could pose a risk for lung disease. (environmental-expert.com)
  • 1 Thus, NIOSH investigators began an evaluation of the site's cleaning procedures and employee work practices. (pppmag.com)
  • In addition, NIOSH investigators conducted health interviews with 14 of 54 employees and reviewed the OSHA Form 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses for 2006-2008. (pppmag.com)
  • Based on inconsistent use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the presence of chemotherapy residue in the clinic work area, NIOSH investigators concluded that employees were at risk of developing both acute and chronic health effects from exposure to chemotherapy. (pppmag.com)
  • NIOSH investigators conclude that the physical stress of the emergency response may have triggered the sudden cardiac event. (firerescuemagazine.com)
  • NIOSH will continue to collect and evaluate new research findings and update its recommendations about medical screening programs for workers exposed to nanoparticles. (ohshub.com)
  • NIOSH will also continue to consider the strengths and weaknesses of establishing exposure registries for workers potentially exposed to engineered nanoparticles for future health surveillance and epidemiological studies. (ohshub.com)
  • Dangerous Decisions LLC today is proud to introduce the NIOSH Pocket Guide 1.0, their new chemical hazards database for iPhone and iPod touch. (ohshub.com)
  • The information found in the NIOSH Pocket Guide help users recognize and control occupational chemical hazards. (ohshub.com)
  • NIOSH has published a draft document titled Current Intelligence Bulletin: Update of NIOSH Carcinogen Classification and Target Risk Level Policy for Chemical Hazards in the Workplace and and has published a notice in the Federal Register , soliciting comments. (chemdaq.com)
  • In addition, the ORAU Team evaluates Special Exposure Cohort petitions received by NIOSH, which may automatically grant compensation to employees who have any of 22 types of cancer and who worked at specific sites. (orau.org)
  • May 2, 2006 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATION: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ( http://www.cdc.gov ) COMPONENT OF PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATION: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) ( http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html ) NOTE: THE POLICIES, GUIDELINES, TERMS, AND CONDITIONS STATED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY DIFFER FROM THOSE USED BY THE NIH. (nih.gov)
  • DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 99-101, issued in 1999. (elcosh.org)
  • Additional information on protecting the health and safety of women in construction appears in another NIOSH document, "Providing Safety and Health Protection for a Diverse Construction Workforce: Issues and Ideas," DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-140. (elcosh.org)
  • On August 23, 2017, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published a Federal Register notice requesting comment on its draft National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) for Manufacturing for public comment. (environmental-expert.com)
  • In 2017, the director of NIOSH convened a committee to develop a detailed policy and procedures (P&P) document that delineates how drugs are reviewed for inclusion on the HD list and how final determinations are made. (pppmag.com)
  • We applaud the efforts of the NIOSH NORA Council for Oil and Gas Extraction, OSHA and our partners from industry for helping to raise awareness of this hazard," said Kenny Jordan, executive director of the Association of Energy Service Companies. (setexasrecord.com)
  • This National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-approved training is designed to provide a review of current spirometry testing standards and guidelines, common errors and corrective actions, and how to differentiate between normal, obstructive, restrictive, and mixed lung disease patterns. (uiowa.edu)
  • NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Training courses offered at the University of Washington (UW) incorporate the most recent American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society (ATS/ERS) spirometry testing procedures and interpretation standards. (washington.edu)
  • The 1-day refresher course is designed for experienced spirometry technicians who have completed a NIOSH spirometry certification course within the last five years. (washington.edu)
  • Documentation of a valid NIOSH Spirometry certificate is required. (washington.edu)
  • NIOSH-Approved Spirometry course certificates are no longer valid indefinitely. (washington.edu)
  • Since January 1, 2009, NIOSH Spirometry certificates will expire five years after the date of course completion. (washington.edu)
  • Technicians who completed a NIOSH-Approved Spirometry course within the last five years are eligible to enroll in the 1-day Refresher course to maintain their certification. (washington.edu)
  • David Michaels the head of OSHA and John Howard the head of NIOSH both spoke at the 2013 National Worker Safety and Health conference on workers health and safety. (indybay.org)
  • David Michaels Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Health and Safety Administration OSHA and John Howard, director of the National Institute of Health NIOSH both spoke and took questions at the 2013 National Worker Safety and Health conference that was held on December 11, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (indybay.org)
  • NIOSH Director Dr. John Howard noted that noise-induced hearing loss is a critical issue for all workers, stating, "The ability to hear can greatly impact a workers ability to do their job as well as their quality of life. (protectear.com)
  • The Strategic Plan for the nanotechnology program is the roadmap NIOSH is using to advance knowledge about the implications and applications of nanomaterials. (nanowerk.com)
  • NIOSH further recommends the use of workplace exposure assessments, engineering controls, safe work procedures, training and education, and established medical surveillance approaches to prevent potential adverse health effects from exposure to silver nanomaterials. (safenano.org)
  • The purpose of the public review of the draft CIB is to obtain comments on whether it (1) adequately and clearly describes the scientific literature on the potential adverse health effects of silver nanomaterials, and (2) demonstrates that the NIOSH recommendations on occupational exposure to silver nanomaterials are consistent with current scientific knowledge. (safenano.org)
  • This article produced by NIOSH and published in Coal Age addresses three tragedies in 2006 that drew attention to the safety of miners, hazard detection, and emergency preparedness. (elcosh.org)
  • This list of hazardous drugs was updated in 2010, 2012 and 2014 and covered all new approved drugs and drugs with new warnings up to December 2011 ( /niosh/docs/2014-138 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The NIOSH RELs are not for enforcement purposes. (osha.gov)
  • NIOSH selected peer reviewers from the National Center for Infectious Diseases, EPA, and an international corporation which provides waste management services to a large number of governmental and private organizations. (thecre.com)
  • However, where specific CBRN-approved respirators are not available, the incident commander may allow alternative NIOSH-approved respirators, such as SCBAs, or full-face powered or non-powered air-purifying respirators with P-100 or HEPA filters, as appropriate. (osha.gov)
  • The SC420 is also NIOSH approved according to the CBRN CAP 1 standard. (aikencolon.com)
  • Under a request for applications, NIOSH, NIEHS and five other NIH partners are offering $5 million in competitive funding for new studies in this area for Fiscal Year 2000. (ehstoday.com)
  • The NIEHS and NIOSH interagency agreement supports these projects. (nih.gov)
  • CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces the availability of a new mobile application (app) for iOS devices that will measure sound levels in the workplace to help workers learn about their noise exposure and reduce the chances of hearing loss . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) periodically issues alerts on workplace hazards that have caused injury, illness, or death to workers. (cdc.gov)
  • The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is requesting public comment on the design of two surveys focusing on keeping healthcare workers safe in the workplace. (hcpro.com)
  • Report of NIOSH study finding that women face high risks from job-related stress, musculoskeletal injuries, violence, and other hazards of the modern workplace. (elcosh.org)
  • They also face high risk from job-related stress, musculoskeletal injuries, violence, and other hazards of the modern workplace, new reports by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conclude. (elcosh.org)
  • As NIOSH stated in this request for information, peracetic acid is a highly corrosive and toxic chemical used in the workplace. (nelp.org)
  • Description of the NIOSH Compressed Population File The NIOSH Compressed Population file is a county level national population dataset spanning the years 1960-1989 processed into similar race and age groups derived from annual estimates for each U.S. county. (cdc.gov)
  • NIOSH estimates that greater than 100,000 U.S. workers may be exposed to DMF, an organic solvent that is readily absorbed through the skin. (cdc.gov)
  • Understanding the causes and how to effectively prevent noise-induced hearing loss is an important priority for NIOSH as we continue to look at total worker health. (protectear.com)
  • in fact, NIOSH reviewed approximately 400 new drugs or drugs with new warnings for inclusion in the 2020 HD list update. (pppmag.com)
  • NIOSH is ready to meet with representatives from both organizations to discuss any remaining concerns they may have and to work with them on possible partnership activities. (thecre.com)
  • The other article, co-written by authors from NIOSH and two other organizations, examines health and safety concerns for working women in construction. (elcosh.org)
  • The new proposals would bring NIOSH into line with these other organizations and avoid duplication of effort. (chemdaq.com)
  • NIOSH Alert: Request for Assistance in Preventing Worker Deaths and Injuries from Falls Through Skylights and Roof Openings (1). (cdc.gov)
  • A new report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends that all workplaces become tobacco-free and that employers make tobacco cessation programs available to workers. (constructionexec.com)
  • NIOSH Alert: Request for Assistance in Preventing Adverse Health Effects from Exposure to Dimethylformamide (DMF) (4). (cdc.gov)
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Personal Protective Technology (PPT) Program's mission is to prevent work-related injury, illness, and death by advancing the state of knowledge and application of PPT. (cdc.gov)
  • Behind the Wheel at Work is a quarterly eNewsletter bringing you the latest news from the NIOSH Center for Motor Vehicle Safety. (cdc.gov)
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces that the Institute of Medicine report, "Use. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces a notice of request for information and comment. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • NIOSH recommends four steps to prevent fatal falls through skylights and roof openings: 1) strict adherence to applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, 2) adequate worker training to recognize fall hazards, placement of decals on skylights to warn workers against sitting or stepping on them, and 4) design of skylights to support the weight of a worker who steps, sits, or falls on one. (cdc.gov)
  • The Senate appropriations committee that funds the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has told the administration that its reorganization of the agency is not to affect the status of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). (ehstoday.com)
  • In a rare display of consensus, a wide spectrum of members of the health and safety community have told lawmakers they oppose the CDC reorganization because of fears that it will push NIOSH down a notch in the federal bureaucracy, diminishing the institute's stature. (ehstoday.com)
  • She said her group is "very pleased that the Senate committee demonstrated they recognize that the CDC reorganization's impact on NIOSH could significantly weaken and diminish the importance of occupational health and safety. (ehstoday.com)
  • Visit the NIOSH homepage for a full description of occupational safety and health program areas at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html . (nih.gov)
  • The purpose of the NIOSH R21 is to encourage applications from institutions that are interested in testing innovative or conceptually creative ideas that are scientifically sound and may advance our understanding of safety and occupational health. (nih.gov)
  • NIOSH health and safety guide for sawmills and planing mills. (worldcat.org)
  • I thought you might be interested in this item at http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3635911 Title: NIOSH health and safety guide for sawmills and planing mills. (worldcat.org)
  • NIOSHTIC-2 is a searchable bibliographic database of occupational safety and health publications, supported in whole or in part by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). (cdc.gov)
  • To this end, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published a standard method to determine the mass of EC and OC on filter samples. (sae.org)
  • The Hazard ID is a type of brief document that NIOSH issues to provide employers, workers, and others in the public with timely information on the results of NIOSH studies at a specific worksite, to identify new or current hazards, and to provide recommendations on ways to protect the health or safety of workers. (thecre.com)
  • The database was created by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). (wikipedia.org)
  • National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh) chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said employers must take psychosocial risks factors into account and regarded it as a part of OSH when developing their management system. (yahoo.com)
  • The national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP applauds the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on its decision to recognize the association between toxic Ground Zero dust and many forms of cancer. (prweb.com)
  • Just over a year ago, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducted a Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) evaluating diesel exhaust exposure at two fire stations. (emsl.com)
  • In May 2009, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a confidential employee request for a health hazard evaluation (HHE) at a Florida oncology clinic, concerning possible employee exposure to chemotherapy drugs. (pppmag.com)
  • For a second year, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) , in cooperation with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA), is excited to announce a dedicated supplemental issue of the International Journal of Audiology. (protectear.com)
  • Designed specifically to take advantage of the iPhone's interface, the NIOSH Pocket Guide (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) gives safety professionals immediate access to crucial information on all of 677 chemicals in the database including all the resources of the NIOSH Pocket Guide and much more. (ohshub.com)
  • The purpose of this document from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is to provide interim guidance about whether specific medical screening, including performing medical tests on asymptomatic workers, is appropriate for these workers. (ohshub.com)
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has developed a software tool that simplifies the record-keeping and analysis process of noise exposure. (aplusa-online.com)
  • What is most frightening, as NIOSH stated in their request for information, is there is no safe level set for worker exposure to peracetic acid by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). (nelp.org)
  • Provides safety professionals and employers an evaluation of the scientific data on heat stress and hot environments, and NIOSH recommendations. (cdc.gov)
  • In response, NIOSH collaborated with the firefighter community, firefighter apparatus manufacturers, and the NFPA standards committee to plan and conduct a national survey on firefighter anthropometry during 2008-2012 and transferred data and knowledge into product design processes. (fdsoa.org)
  • NIOSH produced a database that was shared with 17 firefighter associations and firefighter apparatus manufacturers to begin updating their designs of seat belts, fire truck cabs, gloves, boots, seats, self-contained breathing apparatus carrying straps, and protective clothing. (fdsoa.org)
  • The NIOSH national firefighter anthropometry data, along with the robust partnerships established throughout this effort, contributed to an NFPA standards update on seatbelt specifications, which resulted in science-based modifications to seatbelt length, configuration, and retracting systems. (fdsoa.org)
  • NIOSH will review all comments from the expert panel and post a list of proposed additions and deletions to the Federal Register for public comment. (cdc.gov)
  • After the public comment period, NIOSH will make decisions about updating the list of hazardous drugs taking into account all peer, stakeholder, and public comments. (cdc.gov)
  • NIOSH invites scientists to participate in this process and encourages to provide feedback, comments, or suggestions. (nanotech-now.com)
  • NIOSH addressed the comments made by these external reviewers before finalizing the document. (thecre.com)
  • Comments must be submitted to NIOSH by February 13, 2014. (chemdaq.com)
  • Introduction This document was prepared for online/front end introductory information to the NIOSH Mortality/Population Data system on WONDER. (cdc.gov)
  • Description of the NIOSH Compressed Mortality File The NIOSH Compressed Mortality File is a county level national mortality dataset which spans the years 1960-1989. (cdc.gov)
  • The NIOSH Compressed Mortality File was created from the 1960-61 datasets previously acquired by NIOSH from NCHS and 1962-1987 NCHS datasets stored on CDC's mainframe computer as CC36.RSMORTXX, where XX represents the year. (cdc.gov)
  • The state and county rates generated by the NIOSH Mortality/Population Data WONDER system are saved as OS datasets for use elsewhere. (cdc.gov)
  • The NIOSH Power Tools Database contains sound power levels, sound pressure levels, and vibrations data for a variety of common power tools that have been tested by researchers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The information in the database originates from testing done on power tools by NIOSH researchers. (wikipedia.org)
  • NIOSH researchers describe their findings in two articles and an editorial in the Spring 2000 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Women's Association. (elcosh.org)
  • NIOSH conducted the study at the request of the NY State Department of Health (NYSDOH), Congressional representatives from New York, and community stakeholders. (prweb.com)
  • Some stakeholders see the drugs in Table 2 of the NIOSH HD list (non-antineoplastic drugs, including those with manufacturer's safe-handling guidance) as less hazardous than those in Table 1 of the NIOSH HD list (antineoplastic drugs, including those with manufacturer's safe-handling guidance). (pppmag.com)
  • when complete, the final approved document will be available on the NIOSH Hazardous Drug Topic page ( www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/hazdrug/ ). (pppmag.com)
  • For more information, please visit the NIOSH Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention topic page . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • On February 9, ACOEM and the State of Washington's Department of Labor and Industries co-signed a letter to NIOSH regarding the critical need to increase funding for secondary prevention of disability as a high priority at NIOSH. (acoem.org)
  • The database is also part of a larger NIOSH prevention initiative called Buy Quiet. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to Parker Waichman LLP, NIOSH had initially not included any cancers on the list of Zadroga Act illnesses. (prweb.com)
  • In addition, NIOSH continues to recommend a REL of 10 μg/m3 for total silver (metal dust, fume, and soluble compounds, as Ag). (safenano.org)
  • NIOSH released the findings, which covered the last 60 years, earlier this month. (asbestos.com)
  • These same tasks were associated with the most asbestos fibers detected in the air samples collected by NIOSH. (aiha.org)
  • The rate increase for mesothelioma] is surprising somewhat," Robert Daniels, Ph.D., NIOSH lead researcher in the study, told Asbestos.com. (asbestos.com)
  • The document does not set any new NIOSH policy regarding asbestos fibers and other elongate mineral particles. (goiam.org)
  • What feedback has NIOSH received since publication of the last iteration of the NIOSH List of Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings that has been instructive to future updates? (pppmag.com)