Occupational Toxicology: NIOSH Perspective

  title={Occupational Toxicology: NIOSH Perspective},
  author={Barry L. Johnson},
  journal={International Journal of Toxicology},
  pages={43 - 50}
  • Barry L. Johnson
  • Published 1 January 1983
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • International Journal of Toxicology
HIS article will address one specific area of toxicology, occupational toxicology. The plan is to T present an overview of the NIOSH’s activities in the area of occupational toxicology. In so doing, the paper will describe details of the NIOSH’s research that bear on development and management of our occupational toxicology program, as well as its present views on rationale for testing. In addition, some general views bearing on the roles of government, private industry, and labor in the matter… 
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