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Document ID (ISN)76374
CIS number 01-440
Year 2000
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2000-131 DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2000-132
Title Health hazard evaluation program
Bibliographic information National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Publications Dissemination, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, June 2000. 12p. (booklet); 5p. (leaflet).
Abstract A health hazard evaluation (HHE) is an evaluation of possible hazards at a workplace. This booklet and leaflet aimed at employees, employees' representatives and employers give basic guidance on the NIOSH health hazard evaluation programme. Main topics covered: definition and purpose of HHE; persons or organizations empowered to request an HHE; steps of the HHE procedure; confidentiality of the data; reporting of HHE results; form for requesting an HHE.
Descriptors (primary) USA; health hazards; hazard evaluation; workplaces
Descriptors (secondary) role of workers' organizations; health programmes
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s)
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation