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HHE Determination, Report No. HHE-77-1-426 Firestone Synthetic Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio.

Authors
Burroughs-GE
Source
NIOSH 1977 Sep:10 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00074926
Abstract
A Health Hazard Evaluation investigation was conducted by NIOSH on December 2, 1976, and March 2-4, 1977, at the Firestone Synthetic Rubber Company (SIC-2822), in Akron. The survey was prompted by a request from an authorized employee representative stating that workers "have complained of eye injury including double vision, dizziness, nausea, and respiratory difficulty", and that workers were concerned about currently reported leukemia among styrene butadiene rubber workers. Environmental sampling revealed that the employees were not exposed to toxic concentrations of styrene (100425), butadiene (106990), vinyl-cyclohexene (100403), toluene (108883), dimethylpyridine (108485), cyclooctadiene, benzene (71432) and vinyl-pyridine (1337811). However, one welder is thought to suffer occasionally from fume metal fever based on symptomatology. Recommendations are made for improving exhaust ventilation and continuous monitoring for contaminants.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; HHE-77-1-426; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Region-5; Industrial-plants; Rubber-manufacturing-industry; Air-contamination; Air-quality-measurement; Organic-solvents; Organic-compounds; Aromatic-hydrocarbons; Rubber-manufacturing-industry;
CAS No.
100-42-5; 106-99-0; 100-40-3; 108-88-3; 108-48-5; 71-43-2; 1337-81-1;
Publication Date
19770901
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
PB89-137426
NTIS Price
A02
Identifying No.
HHE-77-1-426
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
SIC Code
2822;
Source Name
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. HHE-77-1-426, 10 pages, 5 references
State
OH;
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