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*  Laboratory
... has tailored a standard for occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories. This standard is often referred to as ... The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the United States, recognizing the unique characteristics of the ...
*  Health impact of asbestos
Every occupational exposure to asbestos can cause injury or disease; every occupational exposure to asbestos contributes to the ... Airborne occupational exposure limits for asbestos are based on using the PCM method. The American Conference of Governmental ... Exposure to asbestos in the form of fibers is always considered dangerous. Working with, or exposure to, material that is ... According to OSHA, "there is no 'safe' level of asbestos exposure for any type of asbestos fiber. Asbestos exposures as short ...
*  Specific absorption rate
... average SAR of 0.4 W/kg has been chosen as the restriction that provides adequate protection for occupational exposure. An ... relatively intensive exposures described above, for long term environmental exposure of the general public there is a limit of ... For users who are concerned with the adequacy of this standard or who otherwise wish to further reduce their exposure, the most ... Frey reports that the microwave hearing effect occurs with average power density exposures of 400 μw/cm2, well below SAR limits ...
*  SENSOR-Pesticides
Cases are classified as occupational if exposure occurs at work, unless the case was a suicide or an attempted suicide. Cases ... Because workers in many industries are at risk for pesticide exposure, and public concern exists regarding the use of and ... Workers in other industries are at risk for exposure as well. For example, commercial availability of pesticides in stores puts ... Brevard, T. A.; Calvert, G. M.; Blondell, J. M.; Mehler, L. N. (2003). "Acute Occupational Disinfectant-related Illness Among ...
*  Occupational hygiene
Exposure Assessment (select occupational exposure limits, hazard bands, relevant toxicological data to determine if exposures ... Environmental and occupational hygienists are considered experts in exposure science and exposure risk management. Depending on ... and compared to the relevant occupational exposure limits. It is a critical part of the exposure determination that the method ... exposure guidelines, Occupational exposure limits, jurisdictional based regulations, hazard identification, risk assessment and ...
*  Armley asbestos disaster
As the interval between exposure and diagnosis can be up to 50 years the number of further deaths which may occur due to the ... Institute of Occupational Medicine. Edinburgh. Retrieved 22 April 2010. Walley, Ed (2003). "The Political Geography of Damaged ... The judge ruled that the defendant was liable on the grounds that the risks of asbestos dust exposure had been known by the ... "Asbestos Exposure: Causes, Symptoms, Risks, and Diagnosis". I Asbestos. Asbestos Blog. Retrieved 28 February 2015. Bennetto, ...
*  Needlestick injury
Wald, J (2009). "The psychological consequences of occupational blood and body fluid exposure injuries". Disability & ... Alamgir, H; Yu, S (2008). "Epidemiology of occupational injury among cleaners in the healthcare sector". Occupational Medicine ... estimates 5.6 million workers in the healthcare industry are at risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne diseases via ... or other body fluid before the exposure. Occupational needlestick injuries primarily affect healthcare workers, who make up 80 ...
*  Occupational exposure limit
... s Summary - EU Member States The role of occupational exposure limits in the health and safety ... Methods for performing occupational exposure assessments can be found in "A Strategy for Assessing and Managing Occupational ... Institute of Occupational Medicine Research Report TM/86/02 The IOM's position on occupational exposure limits for dust ... ISBN 0-471-23698-5. (Google Books) Topping, M. (2001). "Occupational Exposure Limits for Chemicals". Occupational and ...
*  Occupational exposure banding
The NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding Topic Page The NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding e-Tool Occupational Exposure Banding ... Furthermore, occupational exposure banding has become an important component of the Hierarchy of Occupational Exposure Limits ( ... The output of this process is an occupational exposure band (OEB). Occupational exposure banding has been used by the ... The NIOSH occupational exposure banding process is being created to provide a reliable approximation of a safe exposure level ...
*  Grain facility occupational exposure
Out-of-condition grain can increase occupational exposure to grain engulfment because of a tendency of low quality grain to ... This page utilizes data and information regarding grain facility occupational exposure in the United States. The agricultural ... Reducing Exposure Worker exposure to falls can largely be mitigated through implementing and adhering to basic safety practices ... In addition to the direct health risks associated with fumigant exposure, exposure to these gases can also result in worker ...
*  Occupational exposure to Lyme disease
... is exposure to Lyme disease on the job. It is a major health issue among outdoor workers ... U.S. workers in the northeastern and north-central States are at highest risk of exposure to infected ticks. Ticks may also ... How Lyme disease is spread The risks of exposure and infection How workers can protect themselves from ticks The importance of ... List of Highly Hazardous Chemicals OSHA in the Federal Register National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. ...
*  Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limit Values
The Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limit Values (SCOEL) is a committee of the European Commission established in ... Google Books) "The Scientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits". Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, ... 1995 to advise on occupational exposure limits for chemicals in the workplace within the framework of: Directive 98/24/EC, the ... It is composed of scientists who are expert in chemistry, toxicology, epidemiology, occupational medicine or industrial hygiene ...
*  Occupational dust exposure
"Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Cotton Dust". U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and ... Pneumoconiosis Organic dust toxic syndrome Occupational hazards associated with exposure to human nail dust Occupational safety ... Occupational Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust". U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Retrieved 2016 ... Play media Occupational dust exposure can occur in various settings, including agriculture, forestry, and mining. Dust hazards ...
*  Osteoarthritis
"Occupational Exposures and Osteoarthritis". www.sbu.se. Archived from the original on 2017-06-14. Retrieved 2017-06-08. ...
*  Pesticide poisoning
The most common exposure scenarios for pesticide-poisoning cases are accidental or suicidal poisonings, occupational exposure, ... Different job functions can lead to different levels of exposure. Most occupational exposures are caused by absorption through ... Bonsal, J.L. (1985). "Measurement of occupational exposure to pesticides". In Turnbull, G.S. Occupational Hazards of Pesticide ... Ye, Ming; Beach, Jeremy; Martin, Jonathan; Senthilselvan, Ambikaipakan (28 November 2013). "Occupational Pesticide Exposures ...
*  Chemotherapy
"NIOSH Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic Agents". United States National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. ... these drugs or nurses who may prepare or administer them are the two occupational groups with the highest potential exposure to ... In the 5-FU clinical study cited above, patients whose dose was adjusted to achieve a pre-determined target exposure realized ... The increased use of antineoplastic agents in veterinary oncology also puts these workers at risk for exposure to these drugs. ...
*  Asbestos
Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite and Actinolite. U.S. Department of Labor. 1992 "Asbestos" (PDF). U. ... Exposure to asbestos in the form of fibers is always considered dangerous. Working with, or exposure to, material that is ... Dement, JM; Brown, DP (1982). "Occupational exposure to talc containing asbestos". American Industrial Hygiene Association ... Thousands more are now thought to be at risk of developing cancer due to this exposure with those who have died so far being ...
*  List of highly toxic gases
unless noted as occupational exposure limits. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values are listed with documentation date. List of Schedule ... and/or exposure limits [Threshold limit value,TLV], TWA or STEL) determined by the ACGIH professional association. Some, but by ...
*  Trimethylsilyldiazomethane
"Fatal Occupational Exposure to Trimethylsilyl-Diazomethane". Clin. Toxicol. 47 (7): 712. doi:10.1080/15563650903076924. ...
*  Intratracheal instillation
"Occupational Exposure to Refractory Ceramic Fibers". U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. May 2006. pp. ... "Occupational Exposure to Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers". U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. April ... but may not be directly applicable to occupational exposure that occurs over an extended period. Some of these difficulties are ... and minimizes exposure to laboratory workers and to the skin of laboratory animals. Disadvantages include its nonphysiological ...
*  Pyridine
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1981-83. Cincinnati, OH: Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, ... Exposure to pyridine would normally lead to its inhalation and absorption in the lungs and gastrointestinal tract, where it ... Available data indicate that "exposure to pyridine in drinking-water led to reduction of sperm motility at all dose levels in ... According to a study by the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, about 43,000 Americans work in contact ...
*  Occupational cardiovascular disease
"Occupational health and safety - chemical exposure". www.sbu.se. Retrieved 2017-06-01. Occupational hazard Chemical hazard ... and occupational stress. Other occupational hazards potentially related to cardiovascular disease include noise exposure at ... "Occupational Exposures and Cardiovascular Disease". www.sbu.se. Retrieved 2017-06-01. Services, Statens beredning för medicinsk ... metalworking fluids and occupational exposure to tobacco smoke. Working with the electrolytic production of aluminium or the ...
*  Radiation Safety Officer
Quarterly review of occupational exposures. The RSO will review at least quarterly external radiation exposures of authorized ... Establishment of investigational levels in order to monitor individual occupational external radiation exposures An institution ... must establish Investigational Levels for occupational external radiation exposure which, when exceeded, will initiate review ... users and workers to determine that their exposures are ALARA. Quarterly review of records of radiation level surveys. The RSO ...
*  Cardiovascular disease
"Occupational health and safety - chemical exposure". www.sbu.se. Archived from the original on 2017-06-06. Retrieved 2017-06-01 ... "Occupational Exposures and Cardiovascular Disease". www.sbu.se. Archived from the original on 2017-06-14. Retrieved 2017-06-01 ... Overall, long-term PM exposure increased rate of atherosclerosis and inflammation. In regards to short-term exposure (2 hours ... metalworking fluids and occupational exposure to tobacco smoke. Working with the electrolytic production of aluminium or the ...
*  HIV/AIDS in Zambia
Kripke, C (August 1, 2007). "Antiretroviral prophylaxis for occupational exposure to HIV". American Family Physician. 76 (3): ... significant exposure to infected body fluids or tissues, and from mother to child during pregnancy, delivery, or breastfeeding ...
*  Earmuffs
"Occupational Noise Exposure". Cdc.gov. "NIOSH Criteria for a Recommended Standard" (PDF). 1997. Kardous, Chuck (2016-02-08). " ... "Ear Muffs: A Field Guide -- Occupational Health & Safety". Occupational Health & Safety. Retrieved 2016-10-28. Leight, Howard ... "Understanding Noise Exposure Limits: Occupational vs. General Environmental Noise". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... This frequency dependence is reflected in the use of the A-weighting curve to describe the decibel level of an exposure (dB A ...
*  Carbon nanofiber
Occupational Exposure to Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers. Current Intelligence Bulletin 65. National Institute for Occupational ... One exposure standard (2015) states that the acceptable limit for CNT and CNF exposure is 1 μg/m3 of respirable size fraction ... "Carbon Nanotube and Nanofiber Exposure Assessments: An Analysis of 14 Site Visits". Annals of Occupational Hygiene. 59 (6): 705 ... Nonetheless these studies have given cause for an attempt to minimize exposure to these nanoparticles. A separate study ...