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HETA Report No. TA-78-9, Louisiana State University School of Dent Louisiana.

Authors
Kronoveter-KJ
Source
NIOSH 1978 Mar:16 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00080619
Abstract
A hazard evaluation and technical assistance survey of potential hazards from exposure to mercury (7439976), methyl-methacrylate (80626), sterilizer solvent vapors, and nitrous-oxide (10024972) at the Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry(SIC-8021) is reported. Results of air sampling indicated mercury contamination in certain areas. Student exposure to nitrous-oxide ranged from 150 to 1400ppm, and the nitrous-oxide found its way to other parts of the building. It is concluded that the student dentists and other employees are being overexposed to mercury vapors and nitrous-oxide at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Technical-Assistance-Report; TA-78-9; Hazards-Confirmed; Region-6; Air-quality-measurement; Air-contamination; Occupational-health; Hazards; Medical-personnel; Medical-equipment; Gases; Anesthetics;
CAS No.
7439-97-6; 80-62-6; 10024-97-2;
Publication Date
19780301
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB82-216292
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
TA-78-9
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
SIC Code
8021;
Source Name
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. TA-78-9, 16 pages, 10 references
State
LA; OH;
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