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Health hazard evaluation report: HETA 98-0117-2719, Jostens, Incorporated, Denton, Texas.

Authors
Ewers-LM; Mauer-MP; Mattorano-D
Source
NIOSH 1999 Jan; :1-13
NIOSHTIC No.
20000514
Abstract
On February 17, 1998, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a confidential employee request for a health hazard evaluation (HHE) at the Denton, Texas, facility of Jostens, a jewelry manufacturer. The requesters expressed concern for possible health effects associated with a newly-instituted powder coating process and related finishing operations. NIOSH investigators conducted a site visit atJostens during April 16-17, 1998, to assess epoxy powder and volatile organic compound (VOC) exposures and to interview workers regarding work practices and health concerns.
Keywords
Region-6; Hazard-Confirmed; Epoxy-powder; Personal-protective-equipment; Ventilation-hoods
CAS No.
67-64-1; 111-76-2
Publication Date
19990101
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1999
NTIS Accession No.
PB99-159675
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
HETA-98-0117-2719
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
SIC Code
3911
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH; TX
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