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Haz-Map Updated with 481 New Agents

Haz-Map Updated with 481 New Agents. NLM Tech Bull. 2014 Jan-Feb;(396):b9.

2014 February 14 [posted]

The National Library of Medicine has updated Haz-Map with 481 new agents, including 23 agents causing occupational asthma. Fifteen new hazardous job tasks linked to jobs and industries were also added in this update.

Haz-Map now covers over 9,170 chemical and biological agents and 241 occupational diseases.

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.

For more information, see the Haz-Map Fact Sheet.

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