NLM® Resource Haz-Map® Update
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T he National Library of Medicine® Haz-Map has been updated. The latest update includes 180 new chemical profiles, submitted by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Haz-Map is an occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the health effects of exposure to chemicals and biologicals at work. Haz-Map links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms. It covers 2030 agents, and 225 occupational diseases.
More information about Haz-Map can be obtained at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/hazmap.html
NLM® Resource Haz-Map® Update. NLM Tech Bull. 2008 Sep-Oct; (364):e13.