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  • About Beryllium Department of Energy

    2020-8-3  This illness is chronic beryllium disease, or CBD-an irreversible and sometimes fatal scarring of the lungs. Medical studies show that even small amounts of beryllium particles of a size that can be breathed deeply into the lungs may trigger an allergy-like sensitivity in 2-5 percent of people exposed.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease ... - Department of Energy

    2 天前  The DOE established a chronic beryllium disease prevention program (CBDPP) to reduce the number of workers currently exposed to beryllium in the course of their work at DOE facilities managed by DOE or its contractors, minimize the levels of, and potential for, exposure to beryllium, and establish medical surveillance requirements to ensure early detection of the disease.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease ... - Department of Energy

    Beryllium Sensitivity/Chronic Beryllium Disease Testing for Current Department of Energy (DOE)/DOE Contractor Employees; FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: James Dillard. OFFICE of ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, SAFETY SECURITY Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585.

  • Beryllium Exposure Testing - Oak Ridge Institute for ...

    2020-6-25  The sensitization can be an indicator of chronic beryllium disease (CBD), a treatable but incurable disease. Workers may have been exposed to beryllium as it is a metal and alloy used in various manufacturing processes. The laboratory performs the BeLPT according to the U.S. Department of Energy specification DOE-SPEC-1142-2019.

  • Chronic beryllium disease (berylliosis) - UpToDate

    2019-7-1  Chronic beryllium disease (CBD), also called berylliosis, is a granulomatous disease caused by exposure to beryllium. Beryllium is an alkaline earth metal that is used in a number of different industrial applications.

  • Guidance for Informed Choice on Beryllium Testing -

    2017-6-2  Beryllium Testing for Research and Beyond: The ABCs of the LPT January 2007 Cases of chronic beryllium disease (CBD), a legacy of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) role in weapons production, have been increasing across the DOE complex. This trend has sparked increased concern about this serious occupational illness.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease Nuclear Workers

    Beryllium is used frequently in nuclear weapons production at Department of Energy Facilities. What is Chronic Beryllium Disease? Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD) or berylliosis is an incurable, allergic reaction to the element beryllium. Almost all cases of CBD are resultant from workplace exposure to beryllium dust, fumes, or vapor.

  • Beryllium WORK SAFE KENTUCKY

    Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD) – A serious pulmonary disease that can cause serious debilitation or death. Lung Cancer – Associated with occupational exposure to inhaling beryllium dust, fumes, or mist. Action Level- A concentration of airborne beryllium of 0.1 micrograms per cubic meter of air calculated as an 8-hour time-weighted average ...

  • CHRONIC BERYLLIUM DISEASE (CBD) - DOL

    2017-2-21  beryllium in their lungs, which is called beryllium sensitivity (BeS) Usually BeS does not produce symptoms, but a person sensitized to beryllium is at significant risk of developing chronic beryllium disease (CBD) A single exposure to beryllium dust, particles or fumes is enough to sensitize a person to beryllium

  • Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry Department of

    2020-7-19  Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program - provides information on DOE rules and guides for CBD prevention. Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry Data Collection and Management Guidance - DOE Technical Standard DOE-STD-1187-2007, June 2007 establishes procedures used to collect, analyze and report data.

  • Beryllium health effects, exposure limits and

    2020-1-25  Beryllium is the lightest chemically stable metallic element. Research and development in the 1930s led to its use in industrial applications beginning in the 1940s. Subsequently, reports of lung and skin disease surfaced leading to epidemiologic and toxicology studies of beryllium's health effects. These studies have identified a range of health effects with solubility of the chemical form of ...

  • Beryllium - Ionization Energy - Periodic Table

    Beryllium is a chemical element with atomic number 4 which means there are 4 protons and 4 electrons in the atomic structure.The chemical symbol for Beryllium is Be. Beryllium is a hard, grayish metal naturally found in mineral rocks, coal, soil, and volcanic dust. The commercial use of beryllium requires the use of appropriate dust control equipment and industrial controls at all times ...

  • Beryllium WORK SAFE KENTUCKY

    Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD) – A serious pulmonary disease that can cause serious debilitation or death. Lung Cancer – Associated with occupational exposure to inhaling beryllium dust, fumes, or mist. Action Level- A concentration of airborne beryllium of 0.1 micrograms per cubic meter of air calculated as an 8-hour time-weighted average ...

  • Chronic beryllium disease (berylliosis) - UpToDate

    2019-7-1  Chronic beryllium disease (CBD), also called berylliosis, is a granulomatous disease caused by exposure to beryllium. Beryllium is an alkaline earth metal that is used in a number of different industrial applications.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease Conditions UCSF Health

    Chronic beryllium disease, or CBD, causes scarring of the lung tissue. It occurs when a person inhales dust or fumes of beryllium — a naturally occurring lightweight material — and has become sensitized to this material. Beryllium is used in various industries, such as electronics, aerospace, dental, atomic energy and defense.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease Claims - EEOICPA

    Chronic Beryllium Disease EEOICPA . Beryllium. Beryllium is a metallic element found naturally in rocks, coal, and everyday soil. Due to the metal’s incredible strength and extreme heat resistance it is often used in the nuclear industry. Many Department of Energy nuclear weapons facilities worked with beryllium exposing workers to dust and ...

  • EEOICPA Covered Illnesses: Chronic Beryllium Disease

    Established Chronic Beryllium Disease(CBD) Before 1993, Part B. The evidence required to establish a claim for established chronic beryllium disease(CBD) under Part B of the Act is described under 42 U.S.C. §7384l(13). Whether to use the pre- or post-1993 CBD criteria depends upon the totality of the medical evidence, including when the ...

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease and the Construction Worker

    2020-7-18  Beryllium Disease among Construction Trade Workers at Department of Energy Nuclear Sites Chronic Beryllium Disease and the Construction Worker Laura Welch, MD, Knut Ringen, DrPH, John Dement, PhD, Eula Bingham, PhD, Patricia Quinn, BA, Janet Shorter, BA, and Miles Fisher, BA. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, October 2013.

  • eLCOSH : Genetic Testing for Beryllium: Worker

    2020-7-18  CBD chronic beryllium disease DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DOE U.S. Department of Energy EEOC U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission GINA Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Glu69 glutamine in place of lysine or arginine at position 69 in the HLA-DPB1 gene product; the marker first identified for genetic susceptibility to beryllium

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program for the ...

    2017-4-20  CBDPP Chronic Beryllium Disease Protection Program CFR Code of Federal Regulations CRZ contamination reduction zone DOE Department of Energy . CHRONIC BERYLLIUM DISEASE PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR THE LUCKEY FORMERLY UTILIZED SITES REMEDIAL ACTION PROGRAM REMEDIATION PROJECT Identifier: Revision: ...

  • Chronic beryllium disease prevention program. Office

    1999-12-8  Chronic beryllium disease prevention program. Office of Environment, Safety and Health, Department of Energy. Final rule. [No authors listed] The Department of Energy (DOE) is today publishing a final rule to establish a chronic beryllium disease prevention program (CBDPP) to reduce the number of workers currently exposed to beryllium in the ...

  • Chronic beryllium disease (berylliosis) - UpToDate

    2019-7-1  Chronic beryllium disease (CBD), also called berylliosis, is a granulomatous disease caused by exposure to beryllium. Beryllium is an alkaline earth metal that is used in a number of different industrial applications.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease and the Construction Worker

    2020-7-18  Beryllium Disease among Construction Trade Workers at Department of Energy Nuclear Sites Chronic Beryllium Disease and the Construction Worker Laura Welch, MD, Knut Ringen, DrPH, John Dement, PhD, Eula Bingham, PhD, Patricia Quinn, BA, Janet Shorter, BA, and Miles Fisher, BA. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, October 2013.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease - The Synergist

    2020-6-20  From NIOSH Alert: Preventing Sensitization and Disease from Beryllium Exposure: “Chronic beryllium disease has been observed among workers with a variety of exposure histories—long and short duration, high and low air concentrations of beryllium, and any form of beryllium.In many cases, chronic beryllium disease develops while workers are still being exposed to beryllium, occasionally ...

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease Claims - EEOICPA

    Chronic Beryllium Disease EEOICPA . Beryllium. Beryllium is a metallic element found naturally in rocks, coal, and everyday soil. Due to the metal’s incredible strength and extreme heat resistance it is often used in the nuclear industry. Many Department of Energy nuclear weapons facilities worked with beryllium exposing workers to dust and ...

  • What is Beryllium - Properties of Beryllium Element ...

    Beryllium is a hard, grayish metal naturally found in mineral rocks, coal, soil, and volcanic dust. The commercial use of beryllium requires the use of appropriate dust control equipment and industrial controls at all times because of the toxicity of inhaled beryllium-containing dusts that can cause a chronic life-threatening allergic disease in some people called berylliosis.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease Risk from Low-Level

    2017-3-14  Beryllium, a valuable metal used in a number of different industries such as aerospace, manufacturing, and electronics, can cause chronic beryllium disease (CBD), a systemic CD4 + T-cell–mediated granulomatous disease that predominantly affects the lungs. In this issue of the Journal (pp. 1012–1017), Maier and colleagues describe a series of cases of CBD diagnosed between 1972

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program for the ...

    2017-4-20  CBDPP Chronic Beryllium Disease Protection Program CFR Code of Federal Regulations CRZ contamination reduction zone DOE Department of Energy . CHRONIC BERYLLIUM DISEASE PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR THE LUCKEY FORMERLY UTILIZED SITES REMEDIAL ACTION PROGRAM REMEDIATION PROJECT Identifier: Revision: ...

  • eLCOSH : Genetic Testing for Beryllium: Worker

    2020-7-18  CBD chronic beryllium disease DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DOE U.S. Department of Energy EEOC U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission GINA Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Glu69 glutamine in place of lysine or arginine at position 69 in the HLA-DPB1 gene product; the marker first identified for genetic susceptibility to beryllium

  • Screening for beryllium disease among construction trade ...

    2018-9-14  been exposed to beryllium Be dust or fumes [Stange et al., 2001], and that as a result some workers have developed chronic beryllium disease (CBD), a gradually debilitating lung disease [Rossman, 2001]. Inhalation of beryllium in the form of dust, fume, or aerosols can lead to a beryllium speci-fic T-cell mediated immune response in exposed ...

  • eLCOSH : Genetic Testing for Beryllium: Worker

    2020-7-18  CBD chronic beryllium disease DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DOE U.S. Department of Energy EEOC U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission GINA Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Glu69 glutamine in place of lysine or arginine at position 69 in the HLA-DPB1 gene product; the marker first identified for genetic susceptibility to beryllium

  • Beryllium Exposure Testing

    2020-6-25  The sensitization can be an indicator of chronic beryllium disease (CBD), a treatable but incurable disease. Workers may have been exposed to beryllium as it is a metal and alloy used in various manufacturing processes. The laboratory performs the BeLPT according to the U.S. Department of Energy specification DOE-SPEC-1142-2019.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease and the Construction Worker

    2020-7-18  Beryllium Disease among Construction Trade Workers at Department of Energy Nuclear Sites Chronic Beryllium Disease and the Construction Worker Laura Welch, MD, Knut Ringen, DrPH, John Dement, PhD, Eula Bingham, PhD, Patricia Quinn, BA, Janet Shorter, BA, and Miles Fisher, BA. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, October 2013.

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease Claims - EEOICPA

    Chronic Beryllium Disease EEOICPA . Beryllium. Beryllium is a metallic element found naturally in rocks, coal, and everyday soil. Due to the metal’s incredible strength and extreme heat resistance it is often used in the nuclear industry. Many Department of Energy nuclear weapons facilities worked with beryllium exposing workers to dust and ...

  • Chronic Beryllium Disease - The Synergist

    2020-6-20  From NIOSH Alert: Preventing Sensitization and Disease from Beryllium Exposure: “Chronic beryllium disease has been observed among workers with a variety of exposure histories—long and short duration, high and low air concentrations of beryllium, and any form of beryllium.In many cases, chronic beryllium disease develops while workers are still being exposed to beryllium, occasionally ...

  • Exposure and genetics increase risk of beryllium ...

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  • eLCOSH : Beryllium Fact Sheet

    Beryllium is a very lightweight, strong, hard metal that is easy to shape. The Department of Energy has used beryllium for a long time because of its many uses in nuclear weapons and reactors. Chronic Beryllium Disease Breathing beryllium particles can lead to scarring of the lungs. This is known as chronic beryllium disease—CBD for short.

  • Beryllium Health Surveillance in U.S. Department of

    2005-4-5  Beryllium,” stating that beryllium metal was not toxic Beryllium first used at the University of Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory “Site B” Â1946: First U.S. beryllium disease (chronic) cases reported in fluorescent light bulb industry (Hardy and Tabershaw3, Massachusetts) Â1947: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) founded

  • Beryllium Safety - IH/OS SIG

    2020-6-26  Beryllium and beryllium compounds have many industrial uses. Beryllium copper alloys and beryllium oxide ceramics are used in the electronic, nuclear and aerospace industries. Beryllium parts for nuclear weapons have been manufactured and used at a number of Department of Energy (DOE) facilities since the 1950s.

  • NIH Guide: BERYLLIUM-INDUCED DISEASES

    BERYLLIUM-INDUCED DISEASES Release Date: March 18, 1999 PA NUMBER: PA-99-075 P.T. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Department of Energy PURPOSE The purpose of this initiative is to encourage the support of scientific projects designed to understand the cellular and