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									Hazards. Skin notation assignments for    ing regulations. Operated by the intera-                ton of lead to the air each year. EPA will
each evaluated chemical will be integrat- gency eRulemaking Program, the web-                     consider whether additional monitoring
ed as they become available.              site helps individuals provide written                  near industrial sources of lead is war-
   Download the bulletin from www         comments to agencies before regulations                 ranted. The agency will also reconsider
.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2009-147.             are finalized.                                          the monitoring requirements for urban
                                             Users can streamline search results                  areas as part of its review.
HAZARD COMMUNICATION                      with date ranges, select departments or                    The agency anticipates a final rule in
OSHA’s New Combustible agencies, andOther the results by docket
                                          or file folder.      changes include
                                                                                                  early spring 2010. For more information,
                                                                                                  visit www.epa.gov/air/lead.
Dust Guidance                             interactive icons and links to common
OSHA has published a new document,        user tasks that prepopulate search fields               PERSONAL HEALTH
“Hazard Communication Guidance for        to help users find regulations and com-                 Individuals Must Be
Combustible Dusts.” The document is       ments. The site also provides quick
intended to help chemical manufacturers access, simplified navigation and addi-                   Notified of Health
and importers recognize the potential for tional information sharing, such as RSS                 Information Breaches
dust explosions, identify appropriate     feeds and social bookmarking.                           U.S. Department of Health & Human
protective measures and understand the                                                            Services (DHHS) issued new regulations
requirements for disseminating this                                                               requiring healthcare providers, health
information on MSDS and labels. The       AIR QUA
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