9. Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

  1. Leo Stander and
  2. Louis Theodore

Published Online: 24 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470118511.ch9

Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook

Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook

How to Cite

Stander, L. and Theodore, L. (2007) Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), in Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470118511.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471671718

Online ISBN: 9780470118511



  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHAct);
  • occupational noise exposure;
  • immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Qualitative Problems (LOSHA)

  • LOSHA.1 Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHAct)

  • LOSHA.2 “Right-to-Know” Laws

  • LOSHA.3 OSHA and National Institute of Safety and Health (NIOSH)

  • LOSHA.4 Asbestos Regulatory Concerns

  • LOSHA.5 MSDS Sheets

  • LOSHA.6 Nanotechnology Legislation

  • LOSHA.7 Ambient Oxygen

  • LOSHA.8 Carbonyl Sulfide

  • LOSHA.9 Particulate Matter–2.5 (PM–2.5µm PM2.5)

  • LOSHA.10 Toxicology

  • LOSHA.11 Routes of Exposure

  • LOSHA.12 Toxicology Terminology

  • LOSHA.13 Toxic Exposure Guidelines

  • LOSHA.14 Concentration Terms

  • LOSHA.15 Toxicity Factors

  • LOSHA.16 Toxicity Data

  • LOSHA.17 Reference Dose (RfD)

  • LOSHA.18 Hazard Operability Study (HAZOP)

  • LOSHA.19 The FAR Concept

  • LOSHA.20 Respirators

  • LOSHA.21 Accident Definition

  • LOSHA.22 Hazard Risk Assessment

  • LOSHA.23 Accidental Spill of Battery Acid

  • LOSHA.24 OSHA Chemicals

  • LOSHA.25 Mercury

  • LOSHA.26 Drum Labeling

  • LOSHA.27 Noise Definition and Hearing Protection

  • LOSHA.28 Occupational Noise Exposure

  • LOSHA.29 Hearing Protection Requirements

  • LOSHA.30 Building Collapse

  • Quantitative Problems (TOSHA)

  • TOSHA.1 IDLH and Lethal Level

  • TOSHA.2 Reactor Seal Rupture

  • TOSHA.3 Workplace Exposure

  • TOSHA.4 Tetrachloroethylene (TCE) Exposure

  • TOSHA.5 Time Weighted Average (TWA) Overtime Exposure

  • TOSHA.6 Accidental Vapor Emission

  • TOSAH.7 H2S Cloud

  • TOSHA.8 Storage Room Evaporation

  • TOSHA.9 Storage Practice Hazard

  • TOSHA.10 Dilution Ventilation

  • TOSHA.11 Respirators

  • TOSHA.12 Carcinogens

  • TOSHA.13 Tank Car Accident

  • TOSHA.14 Tobacco Smoke vs. Gasoline Vapors

  • TOSHA.15 Instantaneous “Puff” Model

  • TOSHA.16 Performance of a Carbon Cartridge Respirator