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Sep 27, 2019
Smoke-Ready Toolbox for Wildfires

https://www.epa.gov/smoke-ready-toolbox-wildfires

This website, provided by the USEPA provides resources for workers and the public related to risks related to wildfires, including smoke.

Source: EPA

Jul 15, 2019
The NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding Process for Chemical Risk Management

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2019-132/pdfs/2019-132.pdf?id=10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019132

Occupational exposure banding, also known as hazard banding or health hazard banding, is a systematic process that uses qualitative and quantitative hazard information on selected health-effect endpoints to identify potential exposure ranges or categories. Overall, this document provides the background, rationale, and instructions for the occupational exposure banding process and gives guidance for risk managers to identify control levels for chemicals without authoritative OELs.

Source: NIOSH

Aug 01, 2011
National Toxicology Program - 12th Report on Carcinogens

http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/?objectid=03C9AF75-E1BF-FF40-DBA9EC0928DF8B15

The report, as released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary on June 10, 2011, identifies agents, substances, mixtures, and exposure circumstances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans.

Source: DHHS

Jun 01, 2009
Toxipedia

http://toxipedia.org

Toxipedia provides comprehensive, accurate, and scientifically based information on the hazards and risks of chemical and physical agents, with the goal of advancing human and environmental health.

Source: Toxipedia

Aug 01, 2005
National Toxicology Program

http://ntp-server.niehs.nih.gov/

NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Source: NIH