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Portsmouth, VA 23708-2197
Phone: 757-953-5000; DSN: 377-5000

Industrial Hygiene

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Industrial Hygiene Sites


Here's a list of industrial hygiene related government World Wide Web sites that you may want to visit.

The Navy Environmental Health Center (NEHC) home page.

The Navy Safety Center NAVOSH and Environmental Training Center (NAVOSH ETC) page

OSHA's home page.

OSHA's Chemical Sampling Information, on OSHA's home page. Before you collect samples of airborne chemicals, you can look up the chemical in question and read a general description of the material, the exposure limits, symptoms and health effects of overexposure, the sampling techniques, and the laboratory analysis method.

OSHA's Informational Booklet on Industrial Hygiene - What's Industrial Hygiene all about? Here's OSHA's answer (revised in 1998).

The OSHA Technical Manual (OTM), Directive TED 1-0.15A

The OSHA Field Inspection Reference Manual (FIRM), OSHA Instruction CPL 2.103 of Sept. 26, 1994

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ASTDR) has Case Studies in Environmental Medicine (CSEM), “a series of self-instructional publications designed to increase the primary care provider's knowledge of hazardous substances in the environment and to aid in the evaluation of potentially exposed patients.” These have been granted CIH Certification Maintenance points by the ABIH. Click here and try them on for size.

NIOSH home page

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. It doesn't fit in your pocket anymore, but you can still use it find exposure limits, measurement methods, and respirator selection associated with various chemicals.

NIOSH International Chemical Safety Cards. You can use this to look up a chemical and determine its physical properties, routes of exposure, exposure symptoms, etc.

NIOSH complete numbered publications list

NIOSH "Documentation for Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Concentrations (IDLHs)"

US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine (CHPPM) home page

Official US Navy Website US Navy Recruiting Navy Medicine Patient's Bill of Rights
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