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Walk-Through Survey Report at Henredon, Furniture Industries, Inc., Morganton, North Carolina, Report No. IWS-74-14-10.

Authors
Matanoski-GM; O'Toole-J; Lees-P
Source
NIOSH 1978 Aug:10 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00111017
Abstract
A walk-through survey was conducted at Henredon Furniture Industries, Incorporated (SIC-2512) in Morganton, North Carolina, on August 2, 1978, to determine whether this site would be suitable for inclusion in an epidemiological, industrial hygiene and medical survey of health hazards in the painting trades. The facility employed 785 workers, 110 of whom worked in finishing operations. An industrial nurse was present at the facility. Preemployment physicals were not required but audiometric examinations were given to employees. Splinters and contusions were the most common accidents. The company had a safety program and committee but no industrial hygiene program. Spraying operations were conducted in spray booths. Clear lacquers, pigmented lacquers, glazes, stains and sealers were used. Large quantities of finishing materials were used on a continuous basis. The authors recommend this facility for further industrial hygiene, epidemiologic and medical surveys.
Keywords
NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-74-14-10; Region-4; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-77-0096; Worker-health; Workplace-studies; Epidemiology; Health-surveys; Paint-manufacturing-industry; Industrial-hygiene;
Publication Date
19780802
Document Type
Field Studies; Industry Wide
Funding Type
Contract;
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
PB88-251574
NTIS Price
A02
Identifying No.
Contract-210-77-0096
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
SIC Code
2512;
Source Name
NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Cincinnati, Ohio, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, Report No. IWS-74-14-10, 10 pages
State
NC; MD; OH;
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