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Dec 01, 2016
Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3)

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro/guidelines/current/asthma-guidelines

The EPR 3 Guidelines on Asthma was developed by an expert panel commissioned by the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Coordinating Committee (CC), coordinated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.

Source: NIH

Oct 01, 2015
Washington State Department of Labor and Industrial: Occupational Health Surveillance -Asthma

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Research/OccHealth/Asthma/Surveillance.asp

The purpose of this system is to identify patterns and trends that can be used to reduce, through prevention, the occupational risks associated with work-related asthma.

Source: WA Department L&I

Aug 01, 2005
Occupational Asthma: Possible Solutions

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/occupationalasthma/index.html#solutions

The following references provide information regarding possible solutions for hazards associated with occupational asthma.

Source: OSHA

Aug 01, 2005
Occupational Asthma: A guide for Employers, Workers and Their Representatives

http://www.bohrf.org.uk/downloads/asthwork.pdf

This brief guide targets people in the workplace, and supports current knowledge on good occupational health management practices and worker consultation to reduce or mitigate occupational asthma.

Source: BOHRF

Aug 01, 2005
Diagnosing Work Related Asthma

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Research/Files/OccHealth/64-02-20014_Asthma_ACOEM_CME_v2.pdf

This continuing medical education exercise will provide an overview of work-related asthma with an emphasis on the use of objective tests for the diagnosis of asthma in the workplace.

Source: WA Department L&I