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Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica
  • Published Date:
    1974
  • Status:
    current
Filetype[PDF - 1.85 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Recommendations are made for standards for occupational exposure to crystalline silica, based on a review of the literature regarding the health effects of exposure. Recommendations are made for the following items: levels of silica in the work place air; medical examinations; labeling; personal protective equipment and work clothing; informing employees of hazards from free silica; work practices and control procedures; monitoring and recordkeeping requirements. Topics reviewed are: biologic effects of silica exposure, including epidemiologic and toxicity data; and environmental data, including dust measurement and engineering control.

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