DOE Worker Health-Related Studies and Programs

Criteria Documents, Compliance and Standards

NIOSH Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Beryllium
Presents the criteria and the standard prepared to meet the need for preventing diseases caused by occupational exposure to beryllium. A 1972 document.

OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Beryllium
Questions and answers related to beryllium in the workplace.

DOE/HHS Memorandum of Understanding (pdf)
Sets forth the authorities, responsibilities, and procedures between DOE and HHS for HHS to conduct an independent program of energy-related epidemiologic research and those public health activities mandated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA) on or around DOE sites.

Access Handbook—Conducting Health Studies at Department of Energy Sites (pdf)
Outlines procedures that facilitate access to information needed for conducting public health activities at Department of Energy (DOE) sites. The handbook is intended for use by public health officials conducting studies and by personnel at DOE sites who are responsible for making the requested information available.

Content reviewed: March 20, 2008