Oversight Hearings on Asbestos Exposure to Removal Workers and Building Occupants: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health and Safety of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundred-first Congress, Second Session, Hearings Held in Washington, DC, March 27, April 3 and 4; and San Francisco, CA, April 10, 1990, Volume 4
United States Congress, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Health and Safety
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Page 450 - Apprenticeship programs may be provided by a joint committee of local insulation contractors and the local union of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers, to which many insulation workers belong.
Page 461 - Association. Now, Mr. Chairman, I am going to try to be as brief as I can, and if you will permit me I will adopt as a part of my testimony the testimony that was given yesterday by Mr. James A. Hooper, secretary, Utah State Wool Growers' Association, and the testimony given this morning of Mr.
Page 266 - Dole has said that we must ensure the American workplace is as safe and secure as we can make it, and she has worked steadily toward that goal.
Page 322 - Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania." May 16, 1991. ENRP Special Reports M-89-02 "Proceedings: Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government/Project 88 Conference: Harnessing Market Forces to Protect the Environment. " M-89-01 John Spengler, Haluk Ozkeynak, John F. McCarthy, Henry Lee. "Summary of Symposium on Health Aspects of Exposure to Asbestos in Buildings.
Page 245 - T. (1985) Relationship of mortality to measures of environmental asbestos pollution in an asbestos textile factory.
Page 135 - Not the violent conflict between parts of the truth, but the quiet suppression of half of it, is the formidable evil : there is always hope when people are forced to listen to both sides ; it is when they attend only to one that errors harden into prejudices, and truth itself ceases to have the effect of truth, by being exaggerated into falsehood.
Page 237 - Mossman et al. note that the risk of developing mesothelioma in the Canadian chrysotile miners is directly related to their lung content of tremolite, implying that it is the tremolite that caused the mesotheliomas. That conclusion is erroneous. Since the tremolite is proportional to the amount of chrysotile inhaled, it is a measure of chrysotile dose. Thus, there is as strong a correlation with chrysotile dose as with tremolite lung burden. There are at least 67 mesotheliomas in Canadian chrysotile...
Page 143 - He is a member of the faculties of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in New York City, and the NCI Cancer Control Science Program. Ringen helped found the Workers' Institute for Safety and Health in 1979, where he studied cancer risks among pattern makers and other workers.
Page 428 - ... no employee will suffer diminished health, functional capacity, or life expectancy as a result of his work experience; 8.