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April 14, 2024

EPA Scientist Outlines TSCA Work-Safety Analyses That Drove New Proposal

April 26, 2023 at 5:37 PM
A scientist at EPA’s TSCA office says the agency’s collection of data on worker safety and chemical exposures differs in scope and purpose from industrial hygienists and employers’ methods, offering more insight into the program’s assessment process just as it is floating its first set of workplace safety standards in a newly proposed rule for methylene chloride. Madj el-Zoobi, a chemical engineer with EPA’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) existing chemicals program, told an April 20 webinar hosted by the...

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