Jan 11, 2023 · IRIS assessments are an important source of toxicity information used by EPA, state and local health agencies, other federal agencies, and international health organizations. The IRIS Program is located within EPA’s Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment (CPHEA) in the Office of Research and Development (ORD).
Jan 24, 2023 · This list provides occupational exposure limit values (OELVs) for carcinogens, mutagens and reprotoxic substances pursuant to Annex III of Directive 2004/37/EC (CMRD). Employers are obligated to minimize worker exposure to these agents in so far as possible, and must arrange for medical surveillance of workers exposed to these substances.
Jan 18, 2023 · Life as a young person with long COVID: “You go through so many phases of up and down, it’s like being on a rollercoaster forever”. 30 August 2022. Statement. Statement: Control, elimination, eradication: three actions we need to take on three different public health emergencies in the European Region in the coming months. 30 August 2022.
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Jan 25, 2023 · GHS stands for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. It is a system of hazard communication for chemical hazards that can be adopted by countries around the world. GHS was developed by a United Nations (UN) international team of hazard communication experts. They established the following two major ...
Jan 25, 2023 · Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas which may be found in high concentrations in indoor environments, such as homes and workplaces. Radon is one of the leading causes of lung cancer. Radon is estimated to cause between 3% to 14% of all lung cancers in a country, depending on the national average radon level and smoking prevalence.
Jan 25, 2023 · These limits are set out by many professional organizations around the world, such as the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in the United States.