What Is the Purpose of the Database?

Prevention is the goal. Occupational diseases can be prevented by interrupting the exposure pathway in the workplace. Chemical protective clothing is one way. Another way is to establish occupational exposure limits for the chemical.

We are not just collecting and storing every piece of information we can find. There is a selection process based on the purpose of the database and the information needs of the intended users.

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Revised: April 26, 2015


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