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2013-10-11 23:23:36

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic that describes the risks associated with beryllium exposure. The law firm works with Beryllium lawyers who handle these cases. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Beryllium is a metal that has become common in the manufacturing of certain goods. In particular it is often used in electronics such as cell phones, computers, and automotive sensors. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has warned that beryllium is a...

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2009-09-23 07:58:39

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with private industry and other government agencies, have produced a new reference material for beryllium. Beryllium, an exotic rare-earth metal used as a hardener in high-performance alloys and ceramics, can cause berylliosis"”a chronic, incurable and sometimes fatal illness. The new reference material is expected to dramatically improve methods used to monitor workers' exposure and aid in...

2004-11-28 03:00:14

Study objectives: This study examines long-term trends in incidence rates of hospitalized pulmonary sarcoidosis in a large cohort of Navy personnel, and evaluates the possible relationship of sarcoidosis with occupation. Design: Incidence rates of first hospitalizations were determined for black and white male Navy enlisted personnel on active duty from 1975 to 2001. Setting: Navy service includes a potential for exposure to a variety of substances, including nonskid coatings used on ship...


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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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