Thanks for the input.
The Wacky World of Acronyms (WWA) strikes again (sighhh). I'm beginning to think we need a UDOTA (Urban Dictionary of Technical Acronyms). The particular problem is obviously that many of the 3-letter ones are now becoming "multi-multi-meaning".
It appears that one can say thanks to OSHA for this one.
I noticed within the above link - BCF, IBC, ACGIH, LD50, PEL, IARC, HCS, IMDG, MARPOL, PPE, NTP, CFR
TAQ anyone ? I knew 1.5/12 (CFR, LD50)
The current family, and maybe trend, is I suspect particularly due to an American addiction to the habit, eg
The appended list at end of above document is perhaps a portent of things to come, eg
Alphabet Soup -- assorted acronyms
Dealings with the government, or indeed with any bureaucracy of more than modest size, seem to leave one awash in acronyms. Alas, learning about Hazard Communication is no exception. Collected here are various acronyms associated with this discussion.
(can add HMIS, HMIG, NPCA, NFPA, OAR, RTK to upper series) (the additional link to a "comprehensive" acro. list is, perhaps, thankfully broken).
Rgds / Charles.C