Nomination: Hearing Before the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session, on Morton Corn, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, October 22, 1975
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Page 40 - Reprinted from AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION JOURNAL Volume 30, May-June, 1969 The Plasma Jet: Industrial Hygiene Aspects and a Survey of Current United States Practices for Employee Protection NICHOLAS L. FANNICK*, and MORTON CORN, Ph.D. Department of Occupational Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
Page 7 - 1590), develops and promulgates occupational safety and health standards; develops and issues regulations; conducts investigations and inspections to determine the status of compliance with safety and health standards and regulations; and issues citations and proposes penalties for noncompliance with safety and health standards and regulations. The Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health has responsibility for occupational safety and health activities. The
Page 51 - which are unsanitary or hazardous or dangerous to the health and safety of employees engaged in the performance of said contract".
Page 68 - Secretary-Treasurer October 31, 1975 Hon. Harrison Williams, Jr. United States Senate Washington, DC Dear Senator Williams: We appreciate your invitation to comment on the occasion of the nomination of Dr. Morton Corn as Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Since the passage of the Act
Page 44 - Ozone Ozone is formed by ultraviolet radiation acting on oxygen in the air. It exerts a powerful irritating action on the mucous membranes of the respiratory organs and is also irritating to the eyes. 21 The threshold limit for ozone in air is 0.1 ppm. Table III lists concentrations reported in surveys of plasma operations. The data compiled in
Page 51 - for the manufacture or furnishing of materials, supplies, articles and equipment in any amount exceeding $10,000 must contain, among other provisions, a stipulation that "no part of such contract will be performed nor will any of the materials, supplies, articles, or equipment to be manufactured or furnished under said contract be manufactured or fabricated in any plants, factories, buildings, or surroundings which are unsanitary or hazardous or dangerous to the health and safety of
Page 56 - Remarks on Determination of Non-compliance with the Respirable Dust Standard, Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act
Page 16 - members of the Committee, I am grateful and honored to have been chosen by President Ford to appear before you as his nominee for Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. The Occupational Safety and Health Act provided the framework for an enormously ambitious program to improve the working conditions of the vast majority of American workers. The losses in time associated with accidents on the job and
Page 45 - table indicate that, while ozone concentrations can easily exceed the recommended threshold limit value (TLV), control is readily achieved by local exhaust ventilation. Oxides of Nitrogen Oxides of nitrogen are formed by the combination of oxygen and nitrogen atoms after