ASTM E1542 - 10

    Standard Terminology Relating to Occupational Health and Safety

    Active Standard ASTM E1542 | Developed by Subcommittee: E34.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 11.03


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    ASTM E1542

    1. Scope

    1.1 The terms in this standard are used in the fields of occupational health and of safety. The terms are used to describe the limits of exposure under different conditions, the meanings of terms used in describing events and the types of items measured. They will commonly be used to express the effect of an event or the limit of a chemical exposure on human beings.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    E591 Practice for Safety and Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Ozone

    E752 Practice for Safety and Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Carbon Disulfide

    E848 Guide for Safety and Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Water-Insoluble Chromates

    E849 Practice for Safety and Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Asbestos

    E1132 Practice for Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

    E1156 Practice for Health Requirements for Occupational Exposure to Synthetic Amorphous Silica

    E2523 Terminology for Metalworking Fluids and Operations


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.13 (Environment and health protection. Safety (Vocabularies)); 13.100 (Occupational safety. Industrial hygiene)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 93141808(Occupational health or safety services)


    DOI: 10.1520/E1542-10

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