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The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. The Pocket Guide presents key information and data in abbreviated tabular form for 677 chemicals or substance groupings (e.g., manganese compounds, tellurium compounds, inorganic tin compounds, etc.) that are found in the work environment.
The Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG2004) was developed jointly by the US Department of Transportation, Transport Canada, and the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation of Mexico (SCT) for use by firefighters, police, and other emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving a hazardous material. It is primarily a guide to aid first responders in:
This publication documents the criteria and information sources that have been used by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to determine immediately dangerous to life or health concentrations (IDLH's). In this document, IDLH's are listed with the basis and references for the current values as well as with the original IDLHs and their documentation (as paraphrased from the SCP draft technical standards).
An International Program on Chemical Safety Project. The U.S. National version of the ICSCs† has been modified by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to include the following: Occupational Safety and Health Administration Permissible Exposure Limits (OSHA PELs). National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Recommended Exposure Limits (NIOSH RELs). etc.
NMAM is the result of part of the research activities of NIOSH relating to the determination of workplace contaminants. NMAM is a collection of methods for sampling and analysis of contaminants in workplace air, and in the blood and urine of workers who are occupationally exposed.
These methods, the format of which has been slightly modified for access, are current as of 2005.
This report provides CPC recommendations for the chemicals listed in the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, June 1997 Edition (Publication No. 97-140). These recommendations are based on another published work, "Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing", Third Edition, by Krister Forsberg and S.Z. Mansdorf (1997).
OSHA comments from the January 19, 1989 Final Rule on Air Contaminants Project extracted from 54FR2332 et. seq. This rule was remanded by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the limits are not currently in force.
This database lists the specific medical tests published in the literature for OSHA regulated substances. The Medical Test pages include the following:
Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) presents six types of toxicity data:
This collection of 1,516 chemicals is a subfile of the 161,228 chemicals in the Registry of Toxic Effects, as of June 2005.
The following tools and references are currently offered on this CD-ROM for easy access: