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The following link and references provide information for the control of occupational arsenic exposures.

  • NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-149. Provides a physical description, exposure limits, measurement method, personal protection and sanitation, first aid, respirator recommendations, exposure routes, symptoms, target organs, and cancer sites.
  • Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-123, (January 1981). Contains information on identification, physical and chemical properties, health hazards, exposure limits, exposure sources and control methods, monitoring, personal hygiene, storage, spills and leaks, and personal protective equipment.
Related Literature
  • Priha E, Ahonen I, Oksa P. "Control of chemical risks during the treatment of soil contaminated with chlorophenol, creosote, and copper-chrome-arsenic wood preservatives." American Journal of Industrial Medicine (AJIM) 2001 Apr;39:402-9.
  • Sheehy JW, Jones JH. "Assessment of arsenic exposures and controls in gallium arsenide production." American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 1993 Feb;54(2):61-9.
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