The Beryllium Health and Safety Committee
(BHSC) is committed to preventing beryllium sensitization and Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD) and other adverse health effects that can be caused by workplace exposure to beryllium.

AIHA: Accreditation Application (See Scope of Analysis)

AIHA: Beryllium Proficiency Analytical Testing (BePAT) Program

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Website
Exposures to beryllium are addressed in specific standards for general industry. This page highlights requirements related to beryllium, including OSHA standards, Federal Registers (rules, proposed rules, and notices), the Unified Agenda (a list of actions being taken with regard to OSHA standards) and other agency standards. 

High Purity Standards
Beryllium Solid from BeO on Filter Media

NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

General References

  1.  Ashley, K.;  Field-portable methods for monitoring occupational exposures to metals, J. Chemical Health & Safety, Vol.17, Issue 3, pp.22-28, May-June 2010.

  2. Beryllium Environmental Analysis and Monitoring, Edited by, Brisson, M. J.; Ekechukwu, A. A.; Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing 2009, Cambridge UK.