The proposed changes would revise provisions regarding recordkeeping, personal protective clothing and equipment, written control exposure plans, disposal and recycling, medical surveillance
, and hazard communication.
"There's a great deal of unnecessary medical surveillance
that goes on for simple cysts," she said.
OSHA's Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for General Industry and Maritime, discusses methods of compliance, such as using engineering and work practice controls, assessing exposure levels, respirator use, medical surveillance
, and written exposure plans.
These covered practical measures such as how to safely clean up spills, clinical medical surveillance
, how to respond to needle-stick injuries and how to safely remove gloves to minimise the risk of inadvertent contamination.
DEVELOPING MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE
FOR NEW OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS
The author explores the use of surveillance technologies like drones, CCTV (closed-circuit television) cameras, GPS tracking systems, radiofrequency identification tags, medical surveillance
equipment, and facial recognition software as technologies of art activism.
"We don't know where it originated, and we are doing appropriate testing and medical surveillance
." Florida Governor Rick Scott said the state department of health has begun door-to-door outreach in Pinellas County, testing individuals to find other cases.
It also includes other provisions to protect employees, such as requirements for exposure assessment, methods for controlling exposure, respiratory protection, medical surveillance
, hazard communication, and recordkeeping.
The proposed OSHA update also includes measures on personal protective equipment, medical exams, medical surveillance
. Provide medical surveillance
at no cost to the employee.