NIOSH released a guide, Occupational Exposure Sampling Strategy Manual (1977), that describes statistical analyses for occupational exposure results in a clear and concise manner. Included are discussions and examples on:
- Confidence Limits (CL’s)
- CL’s and Compliance / Non-compliance Classifications
- Statistics and Classifications for: full period sampling, partial period sampling, consecutive sampling, grab sampling, comparison to ceiling standards, and more.
If you are looking for a (free) guide that details “real world” occupational exposure statistical analyses, download NIOSH’s guide HERE (NIOSH Occupational Exposure Sampling Strategy Manual (1148)).