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Health hazard evaluation report: HETA 98-0026-2745, Ronald McDonald House of Durham, Durham, North Carolina.

Authors
Weber-AM; Page-EH
Source
NIOSH 1999 Jul; :1-47
NIOSHTIC No.
20000524
Abstract
In November 1997, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a management request from the Steven Brouillard Construction Company (SBCC) for a health hazard evaluation (HHE) at the Ronald McDonald House (RMDH) in Durham, North Carolina. The HHE requesters expressed concern over employees' reports of adverse health effects (diarrhea, stomach cramps, vomiting, dizziness, weakness, and fatigue), which the SBCC employees attributed to exposures to fungi and their toxins while performing renovations on contaminated building materials at the RMDH. In response, NIOSH investigators conducted an initial site visit at the RMDH on November 12-13, 1997, and returned to conduct microbial sampling on November 24-25, 1997.
Keywords
Region-4; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Indoor-air-quality; Fungi; Spores; Microbial-remediation; Air-sampling
Publication Date
19990701
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1999
NTIS Accession No.
PB2000-103340
NTIS Price
A05
Identifying No.
HETA-98-0026-2745
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
SIC Code
8361
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH; NC
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