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Document ID (ISN)37743
CIS number 82-1118
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Weitzman D., Cohen Jonas L.
Title Industrial hygiene program for hazardous waste site investigations
Bibliographic information Sep. 1981, Vol.42, No.9, p.653-655. 6 ref.
Abstract The commitment to investigate and clean-up hazardous waste sites in the US is expected to result in the potential exposure of scientists, engineers, and field technicians inspecting sites, workers of various construction trades involved in remedial action, and emergency, transportation and laboratory personnel to a wide range of dangerous substances. An Environmental Protection Agency occupatonal safety and health programme for this work includes elements of individual responsibility, training, medical surveillance, evaluation and controls. The use of personal protective equipment is the main element in exposure control.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; dangerous substances; personal protective equipment; harmful substances; waste site cleanup
Descriptors (secondary) safety and health campaigns; USA; dangerous work; safety programmes; emergency organization; pollution control; hazard evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Personal protection