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ACGIH
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
ACM
Asbestos-Containing Materials
AHERA
Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act
AIA
American Institute of Architects
AIHA
American Industrial Hygiene Association
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
ASAL
Air Survey Action Level
ATSDR
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
BZ
Breathing Zone
CDC
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
DOT
Department of Transportation
EHSM
Environmental Health and Safety Manager
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
GFCI
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter
HEPA
High Efficiency Particulate Air
HHCU
Health Hazards Control Unit
HVAC
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
LDR
Land Disposal Restrictions
MSDS
Material Safety Data Sheet
MSHA
Mine Safety and Health Administration
NC DEHNR
NC Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources
NC DHHS
NC Department of Health and Human Services
NEC
National Electric Code
NEMA
National Electrical Manufacturers’ Association
NESHAP
National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants
NFPA
National Fire Protection Association
NIOSH
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NSF
National Science Foundation
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHANC
Occupational Safety and Health Act of North Carolina
OWRR
Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling
PAPR
Powered Air Purifying Respirators
PCM
Phase Contrast Microscopy
PDCL
Post Decontamination Air Clearance Level
PEL
Permissible Exposure Limit
PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
RCRA
Resource Conversation and Recovery Act
SAM
Supervising Air Monitor
SWMP
Solid Waste Management Plan
TCLP
Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure
TEM
Transmission Electron Microscopy
TLV
Threshold Limit Value
TSDF
Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
TWA
Time Weighted Average
UL
Underwriters’ Laboratories
UNC-EHS
University of North Carolina Environment, Health and Safety