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dB Decibels
dBA decibels on the A scale, a unit of measure of sound intensity.
DCO Document Control Officer
DEP diethyl phthalate
DEQ Department of Environmental Quality (Oregon)
DFA Department of Food and Agriculture
DFG Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Standards)
DFM dust, fume, and mist. This abbreviation refers to a respirator filter cartridge suitable for use against dusts, fumes or mists, and is used in the new NIOSH regulation on Respirator Certification.
DHHS Department of Health and Human Services, a Cabinet level department of the US Federal Government; the department in which CDC, and therefore NIOSH, is located
DHMM Director of Hazardous Materials Management
DHS, DOHS Department of Health Services
DIERS Design Institute for Emergency Relief Systems - a consortium of companies under the auspices of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) that was formed to develop methods for the design of emergency relief systems to handle runaway chemical reactions
DIN Deutsches Institut fur Normung (German Standards Institute)
DIPPR Design Institute of Physical Property Data - a consortium of companies under the auspices of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) that sponsors the compilation, measurement, and evaluation of physical property data for industrially important compounds
DIS Draft International Standards
DL Driver's License
DM dust and mist. This abbreviation refers to a respirator filter cartridge suitable for use against dusts and mists, and is used in the new NIOSH regulation on Respirator Certification.
DNFSB Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
DO Dissolved Oxygen
DOA Dead on Arrival
DOAS Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy
DOB Date of Birth
DOD Department of Defense (Federal)
DOE Department of Ecology (Washington State)
DOE Department of Energy (Federal)
DOI Department of the Interior (Federal)
DOJ Department of Justice (California or Federal)
DOL Department of Labor
DOP dioctyl phthalate.  The traditional test aerosol used for determining HEPA filter efficiency was an aerosolized form of warm DOP, selected because, when generated in the specified manner, the aerosol had a very narrow size distribution.
DOT Department of Transportation, A US Cabinet level department
DPR Department of Pesticide Regulation (Cal/EPA)
DRE Destruction/Removal Efficiency
DSS Department of Social Services
DTSC Department of Toxic Substances Control (Cal/EPA)
DUR Driving Under Revocation
DUS Driving Under Suspension
DV Domestic Violence
DVO Diffuse Viewing Only

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