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Control of Nitrous Oxide in Dental Operatories
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 94-129 (1994)
Researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), conducted four in-depth field evaluations, and one laboratory study to evaluate three commercial dental operatory waste anesthetic gas scavenging systems for their effectiveness in reducing Nitrous Oxide.
3 - Control of Nitrous Oxide in Dental Operatories
(NIOSH) Publication No. 96-107 (1998)
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NIOSH Hazard Control 3. Contains
suggestions on controlling exposure to nitrous oxide.
Nitrous Oxide Continues to Threaten Health Care
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 94-118
NIOSH Update containing steps for preventing exposure to Nitrous
Controlling Exposures to Nitrous Oxide During Anesthetic
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 94-100
This Alert presents control measures for preventing or greatly
reducing exposure to N2O during the administration of anesthetic gas.
Other Resources and Links
Take a Break: Learn how Dental Care Providers Can Prevent Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, April 2001
External Link: http://220.127.116.11/search?q=cache:OIvMsCKTDdAJ:chppm-www.apgea.army.mil/dhpw/OralFitness/DentalErgonomics.doc+wmsd+dentistry&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=10&gl=us
Safety and Health Topics: Dentistry
What Dental Technicians Need To Know About
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from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services provides
information and guidance about reducing the risk of Silicosis in Dental
Related NIOSH Topics
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