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  • Identification and control of safety and health hazards in metal scrap recycling

    Identification and control of safety and health hazards in metal scrap recycling

    The audience for this guide is anyone who works in the metal scrap recycling industry—employers, employees, safety professionals, and industrial hygienists—should read this publication. This guide can help you identify and manage the hazards ...

  • Keeping Your Workplace Safe

    Keeping Your Workplace Safe

    Why is safety and health important for a small business owner like me? As an employer, you have a duty to protect your workers from injury and illness on the job. Protecting workers also makes good business sense. Accidents and injuries ...

  • Protecting Workers From Asbestos

    Protecting Workers From Asbestos

    However, repair, renovation, and demolition operations often generate airborne asbestos, a mineral fiber that can cause chronic lung disease or cancer. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed regulations designed to ...

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  • Preventing Workplace Violence for Health Care & Social Service Workers

    Preventing Workplace Violence for Health Care & Social Service Workers

    Workplace violence affects health care and social service workers. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines workplace violence as “violent acts (including physical assaults and threats of assaults) directed ...

  • Lead in Construction

    Lead in Construction

    This informational booklet provides a general overview of a particular topic related to OSHA standards. It does not alter or determine compliance responsibilities in OSHA standards or the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Because ...

  • How to Plan for Workplace Emergencies and Evacuations

    How to Plan for Workplace Emergencies and Evacuations

    Nobody expects an emergency or disaster – especially one that affects them, their employees, and their business personally. Yet the simple truth is that emergencies and disasters can strike anyone, anytime, and anywhere. You and your employees ...

  • Radiation Monitors and Meters

    Radiation Monitors and Meters

    Light Description and Applications The light meter is a portable unit designed to measure visible, UV, and near-UV light in the workplace. (The CTC has a UV light meter available through its loan program, ALEP.) The light meter is capable of ...

  • Noise Monitors and Meters

    Noise Monitors and Meters

    Sound level meters Description and ApplicationsThe sound level meter is a lightweight instrument for the measurement of sound pressure level (SPL) in decibels. All ANSI-approved meters meet minimum requirements that include an A-weighted network, ...

  • Evaluating Guidelines for Air Sampling Methods Utilizing Chromatographic Analysis

    Evaluating Guidelines for Air Sampling Methods Utilizing Chromatographic Analysis

    The following evaluation guidelines were developed to provide chemists of the Methods Development Team with a uniform and practical means for evaluating sampling and analytical methods that utilize chromatographic techniques. The guidelines define ...

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