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Working with lead in the construction industry.

Authors
NIOSH; OSHA
Source
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA 3126, 1991 Apr; :1-22
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00202714
Abstract
This pamphlet reviewed the various ways in which workers can be exposed to lead (7439921) on the job, health effects of lead exposure (including brain disorders, anemia, brain and nerve problems, blood pressure, kidney problems, reproductive problems, decreased red blood cell count, and slower reflexes), symptoms of lead poisoning, exposure monitoring, engineering and work practice controls, respiratory protection, respirator selection, protective equipment, safe work practices, exhaust ventilation, personal hygiene, training, hazard communication, multiemployer worksites, medical monitoring, medical evaluations, periodic exams and biological monitoring, job transfer or termination, medical removal and chelation. Respiratory protections required for different airborne concentrations of lead were listed in tabular form. Lists were provided of states with approved plans, OSHA regional offices, OSHA/state consultation projects, and NIOSH offices.
Keywords
Lead-compounds; Lead-poisoning; Painters; Soldering; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Metal-fumes; Medical-treatment; Maintenance-workers; Chelating-agents; Personal-protective-equipment; Ventilation-systems
CAS No.
7439-92-1
Publication Date
19910401
Document Type
Other
Fiscal Year
1991
NTIS Accession No.
PB92-131630
NTIS Price
A03
NIOSH Division
OD
Source Name
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
State
GA; DC
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