Industries that use inorganic arsenic and its compounds, where sampling may be necessary, include wood preservation, glass production, nonferrous metal alloys, electronic semiconductor manufacturing, and smelter emissions. Arsenic and its compounds occur in crystalline, powder, amorphous, or vitreous forms. The following references provide information on evaluating occupational exposures to arsenic.
- OSHA Occupational Chemical Database. OSHA's premier one-stop shop for occupational chemical information. It compiles information from several government agencies and organizations. Information available on the pages includes chemical identification and physical properties, exposure limits, sampling information, and additional resources.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
- Arsenic and compounds, as As (except AsH3 and As2O3). Method No. 7900, (August 15, 1994). Describes the analytical and sampling method for arsenic, including media, flow-rates, and so forth.
- Arsenic Trioxide, as As. Method No. 7901, (August 15, 1994). Describes the sampling and analysis of arsenic trioxide.