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NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods Concerning Sampling and Analysis of Silica in the Workplace Air
Janury 10, 2017

NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM) (3rd Supplement) published 2003

NIOSH Publication No. 2003-154 (2003)

NMAM is a collection of methods for sampling and analysis of contaminants in workplace air, and in the blood and urine of workers who are occupationally exposed. These methods have been developed or adapted by NIOSH or its partners and have been evaluated according to established experimental protocols and performance criteria. NMAM also includes chapters on quality assurance, sampling, portable instrumentation, etc.

Exposure limits, Respirator Recommendations, First Aid, more...

NIOSH Has Published the following Pocket Guides for general industrial hygiene information:

These Pocket Guides are a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes found in the work environment. Key data provided for each chemical/substance includes name (including synonyms/trade names), structure/formula, CAS/RTECS Numbers, DOT ID, conversion factors, exposure limits, IDLH, chemical and physical properties, measurement methods, personal protection, respirator recommendations, symptoms, and first aid.

Silica, crystalline

Respirable Dust

Silica, amorphous