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HHE determination report no. HHE-76-42-407, Sibley Engineering and Manufacturing Company, Sulfur Springs, Arkansas.

Authors
Markel-HL Jr.
Source
NIOSH 1977 Jul; :1-15
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00071965
Abstract
A Health Hazard Evaluation investigation was conducted by NIOSH in the automatic screw machine (SIC-3541) area at Sibley Engineering and Manufacturing Company, Sulphur Springs, Arkansas, on April 7 and June 15, 1976, acting on a request from the employer regarding the exposure of workers to 1,1,1-trichloroethane (79005), oil mist and phosgene (75445). Medical interviews of 10 exposed workers and an environmental survey revealed that the employees performing duties in the automatic screw machines area were not exposed to toxic concentrations of the compounds mentioned. Environmental and medical recommendations are made to the management for possible improvement of prevailing working conditions, including periodic and preplacement medical examinations, adequate ventilation, respiratory protection when necessary, and warning signs.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; HHE-76-42-407; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Region-5; Toxicology; Air-quality-measurement; Industrial-plants; Toxic-chemicals; Halogens; Chlorinated-ethanes; Occupational-exposure; Toxic-gases;
CAS No.
79-00-5; 75-44-5;
Publication Date
19770701
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
PB89-182034
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
HHE-76-42-407
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
SIC Code
3541;
Source Name
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. HHE-76-42-407, 15 pages, 6 references
State
AR; KS; OH;
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