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Toxicology of High Prority Substances - Part 1:  Principles  

Toxicology of High Prority Substances - Part 1: Principles

Presentation by Robert Burr, M.D., on the toxicology aspects of chemicals assigned the High Priority Substance designation in the state of Massachusetts under the TURA program. Part 1 focuses on the "Science of poisons," Mechanism & Effects, Potency, Control, and Treatment. Presented on 11/18/03. Read More >>
Transitions to Safer Substitutes - n Propyl Bromide Case Study  

Transitions to Safer Substitutes - n Propyl Bromide Case Study

n Propyl Bromide - a case study of the traditional transition from problematic chemicals to new, also problematic chemicals; presented by L. Harriman of TURI in 2010. Read More >>
Trends, Problems & Metal Finishing Outlook  

Trends, Problems & Metal Finishing Outlook

Overall state of the metal finishing industry in the USA in 2004, including manufacturing sector losses, imports and globalization effects, Federal funding of research to maintain competiveness, impacts of regulatory effects in costs to the industry, and long-term strategy to meet the multiplicity of challenges. Presented by Christian Richter ... Read More >>
TUR for Food Establishments  

TUR for Food Establishments

A presentation of how TUR applies to restaurants, its importance in public health and in meeting OSHA worker requirements, the benefits of its application, and an overview of toxicology. Included are regional and state links to further assist food establishments in the Lowell, MA area. Read More >>
Where in the Hierarchy is Source Reduction?

Where in the Hierarchy is Source Reduction?

Ways to reduce use of toxic sources and prevent pollution through product design, packaging design, manufacture, distribuiton, and use. Specific details for reducing the toxics of lead, mercury, and solvents in produciton are included. Presented by TURI's Liz Harriman at the Grass Roots Recycling Network's (GRRN) National Recycling & Zero Wast ... Read More >>

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