Tag Archives: occupational exposure limits

Occupational Noise Exposure, Ototoxicants & the Year of Sound

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Employers must take certain measures to ensure that their workers are protected from harmful occupational noise exposure.   Occupational Noise Exposure: From Construction Yards to 250 Miles Above Earth From sports venues to construction yards, occupational noise exposure has largely been accepted as just another workplace hazard. In fact, occupational […]

Occupational Silica Inhalation Regulations Under Fire

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. A case report regarding silica-related diseases in the engineered stone fabrication industry has prompted lawmakers to review inhalation standards.   Regulators Seek Review of Occupational Silica Inhalation Following Case Report In October 2019, the U.S. House Committee of Education and Labor issued a letter to the Department of Labor regarding […]

Occupational Exposure Banding: An OEL Placeholder

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Occupational exposure banding is a process spanning various levels of scientific knowledge   Occupational Exposure Banding and NIOSH The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently made available for comments a draft document entitled The NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding Process: Guidance for the Evaluation of Chemical […]