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HETA, Report No. TA-77-65, Dearborn Specialty Foundry, Ford Motor Company Dearborn, Michigan.

Authors
Kronoveter-KJ
Source
NIOSH 1977 Oct:15 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00076146
Abstract
A Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance survey was conducted by NIOSH on July 15, 1977, at the Ford Motor Company (SIC-3711), Dearborn Specialty Foundry, North Crankshaft Line, in Dearborn, Michigan. The survey was prompted by a request from the OSHA Detroit Area Office, following the death on July 7, 1977, of a 21 year old crankshaft employee, reportedly of heat stroke. Environmental temperature measurements and physiological studies of other workers employed in the same operation lead to the conclusion that a severe thermal insult to some employees exists on at least certain days. The results indicate that the prevailing heat stress conditions were a contributing factor to the employee's death by heat stroke.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Technical-Assistance-Report; TA-77-65; Hazard-Confirmed; Region-5; Occupational-health; Industrial-hygiene; Automotive-industry; Foundry-workers; Primary-industrial-processes; Heat-stress; Temperature-measurement; Environmental-control; Physiological-response;
Publication Date
19771001
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB82-157744
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
TA-77-65
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
SIC Code
3711;
Source Name
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. TA-77-65, 15 pages
State
MI; OH;
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