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OSHA Quicktakes: OSHA Makes Data on Toxic Chemical Exposure Available Online
May 5, 2010, 9:34 am
Filed under: News

In keeping with the President’s memorandum on open government, OSHA has released 15 years of data detailing workplace exposures to toxic chemicals. The data, available on OSHA’s Web site, is comprised of measurements taken during the course of inspections, including exposure levels to the hazardous chemicals asbestos, benzene, beryllium, cadmium, lead, nickel, silica, and others. It can offer insights into the levels of toxic chemicals commonly found in workplaces, as well as how exposures to specific chemicals are distributed across industries, geographical areas and time.


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