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Evaluating a county-based Healthy nail Salon Recognition Program
Quach, T., E. Garcia, S. Sharma, M. Pierce, S. Bhatia, S. Tong-Argao, AND K. Hoang. Evaluating a county-based Healthy nail Salon Recognition Program. Presented at 2013 Conference on Enviornment & Health, Basel, SWITZERLAND, August 19 - 23, 2013.
To determine whether nail solons that participate in the SF recognition program have reduced measured levels of toluene, methyl methacrylate (MMA), and total volatile organic compounds (TVOC)as compared to nail salons that do not participate. We also evaluated changes in worker knowledge and behaviors.
The National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL) Human Exposure and Atmospheric Sciences Division (HEASD) conducts research in support of EPA mission to protect human health and the environment. HEASD research program supports Goal 1 (Clean Air) and Goal 4 (Healthy People) of EPA strategic plan. More specifically, our division conducts research to characterize the movement of pollutants from the source to contact with humans. Our multidisciplinary research program produces Methods, Measurements, and Models to identify relationships between and characterize processes that link source emissions, environmental concentrations, human exposures, and target-tissue dose. The impact of these tools is improved regulatory programs and policies for EPA.
URLs/Downloads:ISEE 2013 EPA-SF NAIL SALON POSTER_07-25-2013_EG TQ2.PDF (PDF,NA pp, 753.282 KB, about PDF)
Record Details:Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/POSTER)
Organization:U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL EXPOSURE RESEARCH LAB
HUMAN EXPOSURE AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES DIVISION