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Appendix to Characterization of Byssinosis and Other Pulmonary Abnormalities in the Cotton Waste Utilization Industry and Respiratory Disorders and Dust Exposure in Sectors of the Cotton Industry of the United States. Part 1:.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1981 Nov:260 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00197245
Abstract
A document was provided which contained several appendices for other reports. Appendix-A contained samples of the spirometry protocol, spirometry testing, and a trouble shooting guide. Appendix-B dealt with pulmonary function testing equipment and included a cotton study spirometry sheet. Appendix-C contained questionnaires. Appendix-D contained instructions on the questionnaires including a procedures manual for the questionnaire dealing with the characterization of byssinosis in segments of the cotton industry. Appendix-E contained the questionnaire to definition protocol for the classification of disease entities. Appendix-F contained medical notification forms. Appendix-G contained industrial hygiene protocol sheets. Appendix-H contained descriptions of comparison facilities. Appendix-I contained gin description form for statistical sampling. Appendix-J contained code numbers and geographic regions for all of the facilities in the NIOSH secondary cotton study. Abridged sections of "A Guide to Industrial Respiratory Protection" were also included.
Keywords
Respiratory-system-disorders; Cotton-dust; Cotton-mill-workers; Cotton-industry; Pulmonary-function-tests; Sampling-methods; Statistical-analysis;
Publication Date
19811101
Document Type
Other;
Fiscal Year
1982
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
DRDS;
Priority Area
Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Disease and Injury; Respiratory-system-disorders;
Source Name
Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Appalachian Laboratory for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Morgantown, West Virginia, 260 pages
State
VA; WV;
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