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HHE Report No. HHE-76-31-338, Becton-Dickinson, Juncos, Puerto Rico.

Authors
Rivera-R; Harrington-M
Source
NIOSH 1976 Oct:17 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00057318
Abstract
Based on the environmental/medical evaluation it has been determined that production workers at the Becton-Dickinson thermometer factory (SIC-3829) in Juncos, Puerto Rico are exposed to potentially toxic concentrations of mercury (7439976) vapor. Mercury vapor concentration measured during this evaluation ranged from less than addition to this, eight cases of clinical mercurialism were diagnosed by the medical officer.
Keywords
NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; NIOSH-Author; Region-2; HHE-76-31-338; Hazard-Confirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Heavy-metals; Air-contamination; Industrial-plants; Industrial-health; Temperature-measurement-instrumentation; Mercury-poisoning; Metal-poisoning; Exposure-limits; Diagnostic-tests; Control-measures; Medical-examinations; Protective-measures; Air-sampling; Microanalysis;
CAS No.
7439-97-6;
Publication Date
19761001
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
PB89-181457
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
HHE-76-31-338
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
SIC Code
3829;
Source Name
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. HHE-76-31-338, 17 pages, 11 references
State
PR; OH;
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