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Document ID (ISN)108984
CIS number 08-1408
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Title OSHA Fact Sheet - Asbestos
Original title OSHA Hoja Informativa - Asbesto [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20210, USA, 2002. 2p.
Internet access http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data_AsbestosFacts/asbestos-factsheet-spanish.pdf [in Spanish]
http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data_AsbestosFacts/asbestos-factsheet.pdf [in English]
Abstract Contents of this information sheet on asbestos: definition; health hazards; exposure risks; OSHA standards; permissible exposure limits; responsibilities of employers with respect to exposure monitoring, restricted areas, limitation of exposure, respiratory protection, protective clothing, hygiene facilities, medical supervision and recordkeeping; sources of additional information.
Descriptors (primary) USA; asbestos; health hazards; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; welfare facilities; public OSH institutions; data sheet; respirators; health service records; medical supervision; restricted areas
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Asbestos
Risk evaluation