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Walk-Through Survey Report at American Hoist and Derrick Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, Report No. IWS-74-34.

Authors
Billings-CE; Lazar-C
Source
NIOSH 1979 Nov:34 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00111112
Abstract
Worker exposures to paint materials were studied at the American Hoist and Derrick Company (SIC-3531) in St. Paul, Minnesota, on January 16, 1979. The company was under consideration for inclusion in a NIOSH study of health hazards in the painting trade. Approximately 12 of the employees at the facility were assigned to the painting operations surveyed. The company had a safety and industrial hygiene program. Medical services were provided by a part time physician and a full-time nurse. Personnel records furnished demographic information, department assignments, and medical data. Solvent based chromate primers, alkyds, and urethanes were routinely used in painting operations. The total coatings and solvents used were 19,700 gallons in 1978. The authors conclude that this work force should be considered for inclusion in the painting hazard survey, although the small number of painters in the work force makes this facility inappropriate for an in-depth epidemiological study.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-74-34; Region-5; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-77-0096; Health-surveys; Workplace-studies; Air-contamination; Health-services; Industrial-processes; Control-methods; Occupational-health-programs; Paint-manufacturing-industry;
Publication Date
19791106
Document Type
Field Studies; Industry Wide
Funding Type
Contract;
Fiscal Year
1980
NTIS Accession No.
PB88-249362
NTIS Price
A04
Identifying No.
Contract-210-77-0096
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
SIC Code
3531;
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
State
MN; MD; OH;
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