Fact Sheets and FAQs

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Nov 01, 2008
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Asbestos Training (PDF)

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs30.pdf

This fact sheet, provided by Oregon OSHA, provides information on removal of asbestos and training requirements.

Source: Oregon OSHA

May 01, 2007
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Asbestos (PDF)

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs25.pdf

The Standards and Technical Resources Section of Oregon OSHA produced this fact sheet to highlight our programs, policies, or standards. The information is from the field staff, research by the technical resources staff, and published materials.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 01, 2007
OR-OSHA Hazard Alert: Asbestos - Automobile and Clutch Repair Work (PDF)

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/hazard/2993-09.pdf

OR-OSHA is issuing this Safety and Health Hazard Alert to inform employees and employers in the automotive brake and clutch repair industry of the precautions they must take when working with automotive brakes and clutches containing asbestos.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Nov 01, 2002
Asbestos ToxFAQ

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/tf.asp?id=29&tid=4

This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions about asbestos. HIGHLIGHTS: Exposure to asbestos usually occurs by breathing contaminated air in workplaces that make or use asbestos...

Source: ATSDR

Nov 01, 2002
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards: Asbestos

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/npgd0041.html

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Source: NIOSH

Nov 01, 2002
International Chemical Safety Card (U.S. National Version): Chrysotile Asbestos

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ipcsneng/neng0014.html

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Source: NIOSH

Nov 01, 2002
Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS): Chrysotile Asbestos

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh-rtecs/ci62daa4.html

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Source: NIOSH

Nov 01, 2002
Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet, New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: Asbestos (PDF)

http://www.state.nj.us/health/eoh/rtkweb/documents/fs/0164.pdf

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Source: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

Nov 01, 2002
National Cancer Institute: Malignant Mesothelioma

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/malignantmesothelioma

This National Cancer Institute page describes treatment, prevention, genetics, causes and more related to mesothelioma.

Source: NCI

Nov 01, 2002
Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/asbestos

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Source: NCI