Occupational Health and Safety
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Respiratory Protection Handbook
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) establish performance and design standards for respiratory protective devices (RPDs) to protect against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) hazards and toxic industrial chemicals. This is the most recent document (July 2018).
CCOHS Radiation – Quantities and Units of Ionizing Radiation
This site provides definitions and examples of ionizing radiation, units of measurement and limits of exposure for radiation.
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Ionizing Radiation
This page provides a starting point for technical and regulatory information regarding the recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational health hazards associated with ionizing radiation.
Department of Labor Site Exposure Matrices Website
The Department of Labor (DOL) Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) Website is a repository of information gathered from a variety of sources regarding toxic substances present at Department of Energy (DOE) and Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) facilities
X-Ray Machine Safety for the Medical Industry Fact Sheet
As an employer, you must develop and implement procedures to monitor employee radiation exposure that are specific for your facility.