ACGIH


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ACGIH

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. An American non-governmental organisation of industrial hygienists which fosters the free exchange of ideas and experiences and promotion of standards and techniques in industrial health.

ACGIH

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.
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Overall, 39 percent and 24 percent of the hoods, respectively, met the ACGIH and ASHRAE guidelines.
ACGIH (1993), Guidelines for Assessment and Sampling of Bioaerosols in the Indoor Environment, ACGIH, Cincinnati, Oh.
For compounds for which ACGIH finds the toxicology data insufficient to calculate a short-term exposure limit (STEL), excursion limits from the TLV are based on practical application of a log-normal concentration distribution.
This committee could be comprised of ACGIH members and other professional organizations, as well as representatives of industry and labor to assist OSHA, MSHA and EPA in developing current, scientifically sound health standards.
3, SAS Institute, Cary, NC) to determine if the proposed, ACGIH and Hemeon equations for mean velocity, A and Q provided solutions that were statistically different from one another.
The ACGIH has recently put a cat among the pigeons in that it has given advanced notice of a change in the TLV for nPB.
Young et al (113) concluded, "despite a comprehensive range of endpoints and levels of exposure ranging from environmental to industrial, the large smelter study of Mn workers found no convincing effects at exposure levels (expressed as inhalable dust) at, and considerably above, the current ACGIH TLV of 0.
01 ppm over four months of measurement campaign, and hence much lower than the ACGIH standard.
While the ACGIH is a private group, its recommendations are frequently used in the formulation of regulations at state and federal levels.
He is a member of TAPPI, the CSChE, the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), and the ACGIH.
An attempt by OSHA to update the PELS to the 1989 ACGIH TLVs was challenged by business groups and overturned by the federal courts in 1991.