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CONDUCTIVE HEARING LOSS
TYPE OF HEARING LOSS DUE TO ANY DISORDER IN THE MIDDLE OR EXTERNAL HEAR THAT PREVENTS SOUND FROM REACHING THE INNER EAR (NOT CAUSED BY NOISE EXPOSURE)
ACCIDENT PREVENTION
THE APPLICATION OF COUNTERMEASURES DESIGNED TO REDUCE ACCIDENTS
COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS
LIQUIDS HAVING A FLASH POINT AT OR ABOVE 37.8 C (100 F), AND BELOW 93.3 C (200 F).
INTERLOCKED BARRIER GUARD
AN ENCLOSURE ATTACHED TO THE MACHINERY OR EQUIPMENT FRAME AND INTERLOCKED WITH THE POWER SWITCH SO THAT THE OPERATING CYCLE CANNOT BE STARTED UNLESS THE GUARD IS PROPERLY POSITIONED
CEILING LIMIT
(C) AN AIRBORNE CONCENTRATION OF A TOXIC SUBSTANCE IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT THAT SHOULD NEVER BE EXCEEDED (FROM ACGIH)
ACOUSTICS
CONTAINING, PRODUCING, ARISING FROM ACTUATED BY, RELATED TO, OR ASSOCIATED WITH SOUND.
CAUSTIC
SOMETHING THAT STRONGLY IRRITATES, BURNS, CORRODES, OR DESTROYS LIVING TISSUE
ANTHROPOMETRY
THE SCIENCE OF MEASURING THE HUMAN BODY FOR DIFFERENCES IN CHARACTERISTICS
COMPRESSED GASE CYLINDER
A CYLINDER CONTAINING VAPOR OR GAS UNDER HIGHER THAT ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
ACTION LEVEL
THE LEVEL OF TOXICANT TAHT REQUIRES MEDICAL SURVEILANCE (USUALLY ABOUT 1/2 OF THE PEL)

TERM BY U.S. DOL OSHA AND NIOSH
COMBUSTIBLE
ABLE TO CATCH FIRE AND BURN
ANNEAL
HEAT TREATMENT WITH SUBSEQUENT COOLING FOR DRAWING THE TEMPER OF METALS (TO SOFTEN THEM - TO MAKE THEM LESS BRITTLE)
ACCIDENT CAUSES
HAZARDS AND THOSE FACTORS THAT, INDIVIDUALLY OR IN COMBINATION, DIRECTLY CAUSE ACCIDENTS OR ACCIDENT POTENTIAL
ADJUSTIBLE BARRIER GUARD
AN ENCLOSURE ATTACHED TO THE FRAME OF THE MACHINERY OR EQUIPMENT WITH FRONT AND SIDE SECTIONS THAT CAN BE ADJUSTED
AGENT
THE PRINCIPLE OBJECT SUCH AS A TOOL, MACHINE, OR EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IN THE ACCIDENT (THE OBJECT INFLICTING INJURY OR DAMAGE)
AUDIOGRAM
A RECORD OF HEARING MEASURED AT DIFFERENT FREQUENCIES (500 TO 6,000 Hz
ABRASIVE BLASTING
A PROCESS FOR CLEANING SURFACES BY MEANS OF HIGH PRESSURE AIR OR WATER WITH SAND, ALUMINA, NONFREE SILICA, OR ORGANIC MATERIALS
ACUTE EFFECT
AN ADVERSE EFFECT ON A HUMAN OR ANIMAL BODY WITH SEVERAL SYMPTOMS DEVELOPING RAPIDLY AND COMING QUICKLY TO A CRISIS
ANEMOMETER
A DEVICE FOR MEASURING AIR VELOCITY
CUBIC CENTIMETER
c.c. equal to one mililiter (ml) OR APPROXIMATELY 20 DROPS - 16.4cc in one cubic inch
AIR CLEANER
A DEVICE DESIGNED TO REMOVE IMPURITIES FROM THE AIR
AURAL INSERT
EARPLUGS/INSERTS TO REDUCE THE NOISE LEVELS
ACUTE TOXICITY
THE ACUTE ADVERSE EFFECTS RESULTING FROM A SINGLE DOSE OF OR EXPOSURE TO A SUBSTANCE
FIXED BARRIER GUARD
A POINT OF OPERATION ENCLOSURE ATTACHED TO THE MACHINE OR EQUIPMENT
ADSORPTION
THE CONDENSATION OF GASES, LIQUIDS, OR DISSOLVED SUBSTANCES ON THE SURFACES OF SOLIDS.4`
GATE OR MOVABLE BARRIER GUARD
DEVICE TO ENCLOSE THE POINT OF OPERATION COMPLETELY BEFORE THE CLUTCH CAN BE ENGAGED
ABSORBENT
A SUBSTANCE THAT TAKES IN (ABSORBS) OTHER MATERIAL (AS IN A LIQUID BEING TAKEN IN
BENIGN
NOT MALIGNANT
ULTRASONIC RANGE
ABOVE 20,000 HZ
FISSION
THE ATOMIC ENERGY RELEASED WITH A NEUTRON SPLITS AN ATOMS NUCLEUS INTO SMALLER PIECES
BASE
(ALKALI) TURNS LITMUS PAPER BLUE - REACTS WITH AND ACID TO FORM A SALT
ANTHROPOMETRIC EVALUATION
STUDY OF HUMAN BODY SIZES AND MODES OF ACTION IN ORDER TO DESIGN BETTER TOOLS AND MACHINES TO HUMAN CAPABILITIES
ALPHA PARTICLE
(2 NEUTRON + 2 PROTONS (POS CHARGE))SMALL ELECTICALLY CHARGED PARTICLE W/ HIGH VELOCITY THROWN OFF BY MANY RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
SUBSONIC
BELOW 20 HZ
AMPERE
STANDARD UNIT FOR MEASURING STRENGTH OF AN ELECTRIC CURRENT
AMBIENT NOISE
THE ALL ENCOMPASSING NOISE ASSOCIATED WITH A GIVEN ENVIRONMENT, BEING USUALLY A COMPOSITE OF SOUNDS FROM MANY SOURCES
BULK DENSITY
MASS OF POWDERED OR GRANULATED SOLID MATERIAL PER UNIT OF VOLUME
ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
THE PRESSURE EXERTED IN ALL DIRECTIONS BY THE ATMOSPHERE - AT SEA LEVEL, MEAN ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE IS 29.92 INCHES OF Hg, 14.7 psi, or 407 inches of w.g.
BLACK LIGHT
ULTRAVIOLET (UV) LIGHT RADIATION BETWEEN 3,000 AND 4,000 ANGSTROMS (0.3 TO 0.4 MICROMETERS).
ACCIDENT RATE
ACCIDENT EXPERIENCE IN RELATION TO A BASE UNIT OF MEASURE (e.g. number of accidents per manhours; man days of work; miles traveled; 1000 sm
ACCIDENT
AN UNPLANNED EVENT INTERRUPTING THE ACTIVITY IN PROCESS
BIOHAZARD
A BIOLOGICAL HAZARD - ORGANISIMS THAT PRESENT A RISK TO HUMANS
FUSION
WHEN TWO NUCLEI ARE JOINED TOGETHER UNDER MILLIONS OF DEGREES OF HEAT
AUDIBLE RANGE
20 - 20,000 HZ
ALUMINOSIS
DISEASE CAUSED BY EXPOSURE TO ALUMINUM
BACKGROUND NOISE
NOISE COMING FROM SOURCES OTHER THAN THE PARTICULAR NOISE SOURCE BEING MONITORED
CAPTURE VELOCITY
AIR VELOCITY AT ANY POINT IN FRONT OF THE EXHAUST HOOD NECESSARY TO OVERCOME OPPOSING AIR CURRENTS AND TO CAPTURE THE CONTAMINATED AIR BY CAUSING IT TO FLOW INTO THE EXHAUST HOOD
ALLOY
MIXTURE OF METALS
AIR
THE MIXTURE OF GASES THAT SURROUND THE EARTH - MADE UP OF 78.08% NITOGEN, 20.95% OXYGEN, 0.03% CARBON DIOXIDE AND 0.93% argon
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
AN AFFLICTION CAUSED BY COMPRESSION OF THE MEDIAN NERVE IN THE CARPAL TUNNEL