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Publications, Reports, & Work-Related Asthma

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Fact Sheets, Booklets, & Posters

Work-Related Asthma: Findings from Statewide Tracking (PDF) - fact sheet, 2019

Protecting Pool Workers from Chemical Injuries & Illnesses (PDF) - booklet, 2018

Pool Chemical Safety: Be Safe at Work! (PDF) | Spanish (PDF) - workplace poster

Wood Dust and Work-Related Asthma (PDF, 2MB) | Spanish (PDF, 2 MB) | Chinese (PDF, 14 MB) – booklets, 2017

Cleaning Products and Work-Related Asthma: Information for Workers (PDF) | Spanish (PDF) | Chinese (PDF) | Korean (PDF) | Tagalog (PDF) | Vietnamese (PDF) – fact sheets, 2017

Cleaning Products and Work-Related Asthma (PDF) - fact sheet for employers and the general public, 2015

Disinfectants and Work-Related Asthma for Workers (PDF) | Spanish (PDF) | Chinese (PDF) | Korean (PDF) | Tagalog (PDF) | Vietnamese (PDF) - fact sheets, 2017

Disinfectants and Work-Related Asthma for Employers (PDF) - fact sheet, 2017

Fragrances and Work-Related Asthma: Information for Employers (PDF) | Spanish (PDF) | Chinese (PDF) – fact sheets, 2017

Fragrances and Work-Related Asthma: Information for Workers (PDF)  | Spanish (PDF) | Chinese (PDF) | Korean (PDF) | Tagalog (PDF) | Vietnamese (PDF) – fact sheets, 2017

Workplace Fragrance-Free Policy (Word) – template, 2015

Work-Related Asthma: What You Should Know (PDF)Spanish (PDF) | Chinese (PDF) | Korean (PDF) | Tagalog (PDF) | Vietnamese (PDF) – fact sheets, 2014

Pool Chemicals and Work-Related Asthma: Information for Workers (PDF) | Spanish (PDF) | Chinese (PDF) | Korean (PDF) | Tagalog (PDF) | Vietnamese (PDF) – fact sheet, April 2014

Pool Chemicals and Work-Related Asthma: Information for Employers (PDF) – fact sheet, 2014

Removing Graffiti Safely (PDF) – booklet, revised 2004

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Guidance & Reports Produced by the Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program (WRAPP)

Investigation into Potential for Employee Exposures to Essential Oils Used to Treat Patients at a California Surgery Center (PDF) – workplace investigation, 2019

Healthy Cleaning & Asthma-Safer Schools – A How-to Guide (PDF, 2.5MB) – guidelines, 2014 

Asthma in California: A Surveillance Report – Chapter 5: Work-related Asthma (PDF) | executive summary (PDF) | full report (PDF 5.9MB, 194 pages) – 2013

The Strategic Plan for Asthma in California, 2008-2012 (PDF, 2.6MB) – 2008

Investigation of Work-Related Glutaraldehyde Exposures at Two Heart Valve Manufacturing Companies (PDF) – executive summary, 2006

Transforming Medical Waste Disposal Practices to Protect Public Health: Worker Health and Safety (PDF, 1.6MB) – report, 2006

Produced with WRAPP Contributions

Safer Products and Practices for Disinfecting and Sanitizing Surfaces (PDF)  – San Francisco Department of the Environment report, 2014

Full Disclosure Required: A Strategy to Prevent Asthma Through Building Product Selection (PDF) – Healthy Building Network report, 2013

Green Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting: A Toolkit for Early Care and Education (PDF) – Collaborative to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Early Care and Education toolkit, 2013

2013 Update: Bleach-Free Disinfection and Sanitizing for Child Care (PDF) – San Francisco Asthma Task Force report, 2013

Cleaning for Healthy Schools—Infection Control Handbook (PDF, 1.2MB) – National Cleaning for Healthy Schools and Infection Control Workgroup handbook, 2010

Greener School Cleaning Supplies = Fresh Air + Healthier Kids (PDF) – Environmental Working Group Cleaning in Schools report, 2009

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Webinars, Trainings, & Videos

Video: Healthy Cleaning and Asthma-Safer Schools – 2014

Green Cleaning Webinar – webinar sponsored by Labor Occupational Health Program's School Action for Safety and Health (SASH) program, 2013

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Journal Articles

Cleaning Products and Work-Related Asthma, 10 Year Update - journal article abstract, 2020

Fragrances and Work-Related Asthma–California Surveillance Data, 1993–2012 – journal article abstract, 2017

Isocyanates and Work-Related Asthma: Findings From California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993–2008 - journal article, 2015

Work-Related Asthma — 22 States, 2012 – MMWR report, 2015

Swimming Facilities and Work-Related Asthma – journal article abstract, 2014

Gender Differences in Work-Related Asthma: Surveillance Data from California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993-2008 – journal article abstract, 2014

State-Based, Work-Related Asthma Surveillance Data Online – MMWR announcement, 2012

Work-Related Asthma — 38 States and District of Columbia, 2006–2009 – MMWR report, 2012

Response to 'Efficacy of Green Cleaning Products' Article (PDF) – letter published in J. of Environmental Health, 2009

Primary Prevention of Occupational Asthma: identifying and controlling exposures to asthma-causing agents – journal article abstract, 2008

Glutaraldehyde Exposures Among Workers Making Bioprosthetic Heart Valves – journal article abstract, 2007 

Work-Related Asthma in the Educational Services Industry: California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993–2000 – journal article abstract, 2007 

The Proportion of Self-Reported Asthma Associated with Work in Three States: California, Massachusetts, and Michigan, 2001 – journal article abstract, 2006

Work-Related Asthma Among Health Care Workers: Surveillance data from California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993-1997 – journal article abstract, 2005 

A Descriptive Study of Work-Aggravated Asthma – journal article abstract, 2004

Processes of Care for Individuals with Work-Related Asthma – journal article abstract, 2004

Work-Related Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome – Cases from Surveillance in Selected U.S. States – journal article abstract, 2003

Cleaning Products and Work-Related Asthma – journal article abstract, 2003

Physician Reports of Work-Related Asthma in California, 1993-1996  – journal article abstract, 2001

Surveillance of Work-Related Asthma in Selected U.S. States 1993-1995 – MMWR report, 1999

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Newsletters & Announcements

Certification Standards Help Employers and Cleaners Buy Safer Cleaning Products (PDF)– OHB announcement, July 2014

Preventing Asthma From Pool Chemicals – OHB newsletter, 2014

California Workers Get Asthma From Their Jobs – OHB newsletter, 2013

Multilingual Worker Fact Sheets on Cleaning Products (PDF)– OHB newsletter, 2013

Buying Safer Cleaning Products (PDF)– OHB newsletter, 2012

Cleaning Products Can Cause Asthma (PDF)– OHB newsletter, 2011

California School District Cleans Up — With CLASS – Environmental Working Group enviroblog, 2010

Cleaning for Asthma-Safe Schools (PDF)– Coalition for Adequate School Housing newsletter, 2010

Newly Revised Green Seal™ Standard for Cleaning Products (PDF)– OHB announcement, 2009

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