|Document ID (ISN)||108705|
|Convention or series no.
||OSHA Publication No.3320-10N (2006)
||Small entity compliance guide for the hexavalent chromium standards
||Publications U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20210, USA, 2006. 59p. Illus.
||http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA_small_entity_comp.pdf [in English]
||This guide describes the steps that employers of small enterprises are required to take to protect employees from hazards associated with exposure to hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)). It provides detailed information on permissible exposure limits (PEL), exposure determination, regulated areas, methods of compliance, respiratory protection, protective work clothing and equipment, hygiene areas and practices, housekeeping, medical surveillance, communication of Cr(VI) hazards to employees and recordkeeping. An appendix lists industry operations or processes associated with occupational exposure to Cr(VI).
||small enterprises; USA; chromium; safe working methods; limitation of exposure
||threshold limit values; welfare facilities; responsibilities of employers; public OSH institutions; personal hygiene; exposure evaluation; safety guides; personal protective equipment; health service records; medical supervision; comment on directive; information of personnel; housekeeping
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Small and medium-sized enterprises