The Action Level!® Quiz - Volume 12 No 7 - July 2015

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Effect of Temperature and Process on Quantity and Composition of Laboratory-generated Bitumen Emissions

Christophe Bolliet, Anthony J. Kriech, Catherine Juery, Mathieu Vaissiere, Michael A. Brinton and Linda V. Osborn

1. Increasing the temperature of fume generation causes:



2. What is the relationship between the PACs in bitumen and PACs in emissions?



Self-reported Occupational Exposures Relevant for Cancer among 28,000 Offshore Oil Industry Workers Employed between 1965 and 1999

Jo S. Stenehjem, Melissa C. Friesen, Tone Eggen, Kristina Kjærheim, Magne Bråtveit and Tom K. Grimsrud

3. Holding a non-supervisory position was associated with lower probability of reporting frequent exposure. True or False?

4. Educational level was inversely associated with the probability of reporting frequent exposure. True or False?

Occupational Exposure to Airborne Nanomaterials: An Assessment of Worker Exposure to Aerosolized Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Semiconductor Wastewater Treatment

Sara A. Brenner, Nicole M. Neu-Baker, Cihan Caglayan and Igor G. Zurbenko

5. Current limitations in the state of the science for occupational exposure assessment for the nanotechnology workforce include which of the following?




6. Engineered nanomaterials present unique challenges for understanding hazard and toxicity due to the unique physical and chemical phenomena that occur at the nanoscale. True or False?

A Pilot Assessment of Occupational Health Hazards in the U.S. Electronic Scrap Recycling Industry

Diana M. Ceballos, Wei Gong and Elena Page

7. How many U.S. States had legislation in 2014 to regulate the recycling of electronic scrap?


8. What was the main hazard identified in the U.S. electronic scrap recycling facilities surveyed by NIOSH?


Occupational Noise Exposure of Employees at Locally-owned Restaurants in a College Town

Deirdre R. Green and T. Renée Anthony

9. Interventions that can help protect hearing loss in restaurant employees should consider which of the following factors?



10. Restaurant workers in this study exceeded the NIOSH REL of 85 dBA, however, no workers sampled in any of the restaurants exceeded the OSHA 8-hr TWA PEL. True or False?

Managing the Risk of Occupational Allergy in the Enzyme Detergent Industry

David A. Basketter, Francis H. Kruszewski, Sophie Mathieu, Donald Bruce Kirchner, Anthony Panepinto, Mark Fieldsend, Volker Siegert, Fiona Barnes, Robert Bookstaff, Merete Simonsen and Beth Concoby

11. The respiratory allergenic risk associated with enzyme proteins can be successfully managed. True or False?

12. What practices do industry guidelines recommend for limiting the occupational exposures to enzyme proteins?


Quantification of Total Particulate Matter and Benzene-soluble Fraction Inhalation Exposures in Roofing Workers Performing Tear-off Activities

Ronald H. Hill, John R. Ferraro, James L. Dodson, Edwin L. Hockman, Jr., Amy E. McGovern and William E. Fayerweather

13. The objective of this study was to quantify the airborne BSF and TP exposure during the shingle tear-off task, and:



14. This study concluded that:



Evaluation of Diffuse Reflection Infrared Spectrometry for End-of-Shift Measurement of alpha-Quartz in Coal Dust Samples

Arthur L. Miller, Nathaniel C. Murphy, Sean J. Bayman, Zachary P. Briggs, Andrew D. Kilpatrick, Courtney A. Quinn, Mackenzie R. Wadas, Emanuele G. Cauda and Peter R. Griffiths

15. Generally speaking, a free filter is more amenable to quantification of quartz as opposed to the same filter in a mounted configuration. True or False?

16. Which of the following is not a filter type used in this work?





Deadline for answers is July 31, 2015.

Answers will be available online on August 14, 2015.