ABSTRACT

NIOSH Alert: Preventing Sensitization and Disease from Beryllium Exposure   [open pdf - 718KB]

"Workers exposed to particles, fumes, mists, or solutions from beryllium-containing materials may develop beryllium sensitization or chronic beryllium disease, a potentially disabling or even fatal respiratory disease." The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [NIOSH] lists a number of measures for workers "exposed to particles, fumes, mists, or solutions from beryllium-containing materials" to take to minimize beryllium related illnesses. This alert is presented in both English and Spanish.

Report Number:
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-107
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Date:
2011-02
Copyright:
Public Domain
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Government Printing Office: http://catalog.gpo.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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