NEW YORK COALITION TO END LEAD POISONING

Some documents and links on Occupational Safety and Health

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ORGANIZATIONS AND AGENCIES

The Center to Protect Workers' Rights ( CPWR ) web page " Lead In Construction ," info on workers' protection from lead hazards.

New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health ( NYCOSH )

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health ( NIOSH) (contains general information on lead poisoning and information on the national ABLES program (Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance), and contact information for more than 33 state ABLES programs. It also contains background information on the ELPAT (Environmental Lead Proficiency Analytical Testing) program and abstracts of numerous recent journal articles)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration ( OSHA ) (information about OSHA activities and a searchable collection of Federal Register documents.).Info on Lead Info on Respirators , OSHA Lead Regulations

DOCUMENTS

CDC and NIOSH - Protecting Workers Exposed to Lead-based Paint Hazards: A Report to Congress DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 98-112 January 1997 (in pdf and html)

NIOSH: Health Hazard Evaluations: Occupational Exposure to Lead 1994 to 1999 - DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-113 March 2001 (in pdf)

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