NIOSH Pocket Guide informs users of chemical hazards found in work environments
Aug 1, 2003 12:00 PM
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Pocket Guide, a spiral-bound 8½" × 4¾" field manual, is provided by the National Technical Information Service.
Critical information for 677 chemicals or substance groupings found in work environments includes:
- Chemical structure or formulas
- Identification codes, synonyms
- Exposure limits
- Incompatibilities and reactivities
- Measurement methods
- Respirator selections•Signs and symptoms of exposure
- Procedures for emergency treatment
Chemicals or substances contained in this revision include all substances for which NIOSH has recommended exposure limits and those with permissible exposure limits as found in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's General Industry Air Contaminants Standard (29 CFR 1910.1000).
The Pocket Guide is available for $25 plus a $5 handling fee. To order the guide, phone 800-553-6847 or 703-605-6000 and request order #PB2003-100121KSM. To order online, access www.ntis.gov/products/bestsellers/nioshguide.asp.
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