Hazardous Materials, Personnel Protection Manual

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1986

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Page 5-1 - Paracelsus established the primary principle of toxicology when he wrote that "all substances are poisons; there is none which is not a poison. The right dose differentiates a poison and a remedy.
Page 42 - Major rule" means any regulation that is likely to result in: (1) An annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more; (2) A major increase in costs or prices for consumers, individual industries, Federal, State, or local government agencies, or geographic regions; or (3) Significant advene effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation, or on the ability of United States-based enterprises to compete with foreign-based enterprises in domestic or export markets. (c) "Director"...
Page 1-5 - State" include the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas...
Page 42 - EBSA estimates that the regulations will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities.
Page 6-2 - Threshold limit values refer to airborne concentrations of substances and represent conditions under which it is believed that nearly all workers may be repeatedly exposed day after day without adverse effect.
Page 34 - Is defined as any chemical compound, mixture, or device, the primary or common purpose of which is to function by explosion, ie, with substantially instantaneous release of gas and heat, unless such compound, mixture, or device is otherwise specifically classified in Parts 170-189 of this chapter.
Page 1-4 - remedy" or "remedial action" means those actions consistent with permanent remedy taken instead of or in addition to removal actions in the event of a release or threatened release of a hazardous substance into the environment, to prevent or minimize the release of hazardous substances so that they do not migrate to cause substantial danger to present or future public health or welfare or the environment. The term includes...
Page 2-3 - Gray shall not be assigned as the main color for a canister designed to remove acids or vapors. NOTE: Orange shall be used as a complete body, or stripe color to represent gases not included in this table. The user will n*ed to refer to the canister label to determine the degree of protection the canister will afford.
Page 1-17 - Self-Contained. (e) Use of respirators. (1) Standard procedures shall be developed for respirator use. These should include all information and guidance necessary for their proper selection, use, and care. Possible emergency and routine uses of respirators should be anticipated and planned for. (2) The correct respirator shall be specified for each job. The respirator type is usually specified in the work procedures by a qualified individual supervising the respiratory protective program. The individual...

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