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Health hazard evaluation report HETA 97-0292-2678, General Electric, Bridgeville Glass Plant, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.

Authors
Hall-RM; Page-E; Mattorano-D; Roegner-K
Source
NIOSH 1998 Mar; :1-18
NIOSHTIC No.
20000026
Abstract
On August 15, 1997, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a request for a health hazard evaluation (HHE) from the International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers. This request centered on a union concern that employees at General Electric - Bridgeville Glass Plant (GEBGP), Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, were exposed to hazardous concentrations of mercury (Hg) during glass tubing manufacturing and maintenance activities.
Keywords
Region-3; Hazard-Confirmed; Health-hazard-evaluation; Glass-industry; Industrial-hygiene; Occupational-safety-and-health; Inspection; Occupational-diseases; Exposure-limits; Toxicity; Lead-poisoning; Cadmium; Mercury; Lead; Health-effects; Industrial-plants; Site-investigation; Air-sampling; Author Keywords: Pressed and Blown Glass and Glassware; mercury; urine mercury; central nervous system; renal system; kidneys; cullet; glass recycling; lead; cadmium
CAS No.
7440-43-9; 7439-97-6; 7439-92-1
Publication Date
19980301
Document Type
Field Studies; Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistan
Fiscal Year
1998
NTIS Accession No.
PB99-149262
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
HETA-97-0292-2678
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
SIC Code
3229
Source Name
National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.,
State
OH; PA
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