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Document ID (ISN)30932
CIS number 79-453
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ryer F.H.
Title Air pollution exposures to five target health hazards.
Bibliographic information Nov. 1978, Vol.39, No.11, p.928-931. Illus.
Abstract A programme established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in 1972 to study the hazards of asbestos, carbon monoxide, cotton dust, lead and silica, to control them and prevent hazards in their use is reported. 6,000 inspections were performed, involving 125,000 workers. Outlines are given of the present and proposed OSHA standards for these hazards. The National Emphasis Programme, which has been set up to improve earlier OSHA programmes, is briefly described.
Descriptors (primary) carbon monoxide; lead; hazard evaluation; silica; asbestos; cotton
Descriptors (secondary) USA; labour inspection; health hazards; respirable dust
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Inorganic substances
Asbestos
Carbon monoxide
Lead and compounds