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NIOSH Safety and Health Topic:

Take Home Toxins

NIOSH Publications

Protecting Workers' Families - A Research Agenda
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-113 (2002)
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Report of the Workers' Family Protection Task Force containing types, sources and magnitude of take-home exposures, populations at risk as well as health effects from take home exposures.

Protect Your Family - Reduce Contamination at Home
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-125 (1997)
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Contains list of take-home contaminants, routes of exposure, prevention, decontamination, and an overview of existing laws.

Report To Congress On Workers' Home Contamination Study Conducted Under The Workers' Family Protection Act (29 U.S. C. 671A)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 95-123 (1995)
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NIOSH report to Congress about take-home exposure.


Take Home Toxins

Image of Worker bringing toxins into the home.