Protecting Personnel At Hazardous Waste Sites by WILLIAM F. MARTIN (Eds.)


The second one variation of this publication brings jointly quite a lot of occupational security and health and wellbeing concepts and practices without delay employing to damaging waste website fresh ups. as well as delivering the most up-tp-date info on maximum
protection for freshen up group of workers, this e-book is a pragmatic authoritative advisor for these occupied with freshen up operations. The thoroughly up-to-date moment variation cites the most recent OSHA and NIOSH strategies that have built over the last decade and explores the hot federal emphasis in damaging waste web site fresh ups as Radiation defense, Toxicology, Unexploded ordanance, OSHA education, EPA education and placement well-being and safeguard plans.

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Sometimes aerial photography is readily available in the right size and of sufficient quality to be used as the base map. Field notes can be written on a copy of the base map later. The following sections, Information Needs and Information Sources, will be helpful in your final information gathering endeavors. 38 Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sites Information Needs Identification of information needs begins with identification of objectives. Visualization of actually carrying out the first site visit is helpful.

Chemical Information System (CIS) The CIS is a collection of computerized data storage and retrieval modules for chemical information. The components most relevant to occupational safety and health include the Oil and Hazardous Materials/Technical Assistance Data System (OHMTADS), RTECS® (which will be described below), and Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products (CTCP) [7]. The CIS may be accessed at (800) 247-8737. NIOSH - Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS®) RTECS® is a database of toxicological information compiled, maintained, and updated quarterly by the NIOSH Division of Standards Development and Technology Transfer (DSDTT).

4. The medical record should be maintained as a confidential document by the examining facility. The employer should receive only written documentation of required clearances (or limitations). The employee should receive a complete copy of their medical record along with a lay-language interpretation and recommendations for follow-up of any identified health problems (including those not related to work). 5. e. because of an accident or a breakdown in work practices). 6. All occupational medical services should be periodically evaluated by a certified occupational health professional to make sure that the health of employees as well as the legal obligations of the employer are being protected.

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