HED 431 Ecology of the Global Textile and Apparel Complex
HED 891B Ecological Analysis of Textiles and Apparel Production and Consumption
Last modified:
October 12, 2004
by M. Suzanne Sontag
contact: sontag@msu.edu

Worker Health and Safety
Asbestos - OSHA Standard 29CFR 1910.1001
Byssinosis - Library of Congress - conduct keyword search for byssinosis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Cotton Dust - OSHA Standard 29CFR 1910.1043
Formaldehyde - OSHA Standard 29CFR 1910-1048
Formaldehyde - Evidence of Carcinogenicity - NIOSH, 1981
Leading Work-related Diseases and Injuries, USA - NIOSH-CDC
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
        Ergonomics: Effective Work Place Practices - Apparel
        NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards: Cotton Dust
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
        Asbestos Fact Sheet
        Cotton Dust Fact Sheet
        OSHA Directive - Benzidine-based Dyes
        OSHA Directive - Cotton Dust Manual
        OSHA Directive - Sewing Machines in the Light Apparel Manufacturing Industries
        OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Ergonomics
        OSHA Publications
        OSHA Standards (Regulations) for Acrylonitrile 1910.1045
        OSHA Standards (Regulations) for Cotton Dust 1910.1043
        OSHA Standards (Regulations) for Formaldehyde 1910.1048
        OSHA Standards (Regulations for Methylene Chloride 1910.1052
        OSHA Standards (Regulations) for Textiles 1910.262
        OSHA Technical Links
        OSHA Technical Links - Textile Industry (Numerous links for dye hazards, solvents, cotton dust,
                formaldehyde, noise and hearing conservation, and methylene chloride)
UNITE! Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees, AFL-CIO, CLC
Work-related Lung Disease Surveillance Report 1999 - NIOSH-CDC