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Document ID (ISN)69450
CIS number 97-1289
Year 1995
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.95-123
Title Report to Congress on Workers' Home Contamination Study Conducted Under The Workers' Family Protection Act (29 U.S.C. 671a)
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, Sep. 1995. xxv, 281 p. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Contents of this report: health effects of workers' home contamination by specific substances; sources of home contamination (workers' clothing, taking items home from work, cottage industries, farms); levels of contamination in homes and cars; preventive measures; decontamination procedures; review of existing Federal and States laws; responses to incidents of home contamination; recommendations for research and education.
Descriptors (primary) USA; contamination; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) allergens; glossary; mercury; arsenic; lead; beryllium; oestrogens; asbestos; pesticides; infectious diseases; glass fibre; caustic substances; chlorinated hydrocarbons; legislation; cadmium; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases