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HHE Determination, Report No. HHE-74-129-268, General Electric Company, Waynesboro, Virginia.

Authors
Roper-P
Source
NIOSH 1976 Mar:33 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00099419
Abstract
Environmental and personal air samples were analyzed for toxic concentrations of methylene-dianiline (101779), methylene-bis-(4- cyclohexylisocyanate), methylene-chloride (75092), and 1,1,1- trichloroethane (71556) at the General Electric Company (SIC-3573) in Waynesboro, Virginia, on May 7, 1975. Exposures of plating room employees to airborne concentrations of nitric-acid (12507776), cyanides, hydrochloric-acid (7647010), sodium-hydroxide (1310732), nickel (7440020), chromium (7440473) and trichloroethylene (79016) were also studied. No samples revealed toxic concentrations of any chemicals in question. The author recommends that the ventilation system be evaluated, routine monitoring for industrial hygiene be conducted, and employee training be improved.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; HHE-74-129-268; NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Region-3; Electronics-industry; Air-contaminants; Air-sampling; Chemical-exposure; Industrial-processes; Work-environment; Safety-practices; Control-methods;
CAS No.
101-77-9; 75-09-2; 71-55-6; 12507-77-6; 7647-01-0; 1310-73-2; 7440-02-0; 7440-47-3; 79-01-6;
Publication Date
19760301
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1976
NTIS Accession No.
PB-273712
NTIS Price
A04
Identifying No.
HHE-74-129-268
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
SIC Code
3573;
Source Name
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. HHE-74-129-268, 33 pages, 3 references
State
VA; OH;
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