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Health Hazard Evaluation Report HETA 98-0050-2733, Meritor Automotive, Inc., Heath, Ohio.

Authors
Trout-D; Decker-J
Source
NIOSH, 1999 Apr :1-20
NIOSHTIC No.
20000538
Abstract
In November 1997 the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH) received a request for a health hazard evaluation (HHE) from representatives of Meritor Automotive, Inc., the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 1037, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1206. The request concerned potential health hazards related to exposure to metalworking fluids (MWF) among employees at the Meritor facility in Heath, Ohio. In response to this request, NIOSH investigators conducted a site visit on February 10-11, 1998. Interim letters, reporting results of the industrial hygiene survey, were distributed to the company and union representatives in March and July, 1998.
Keywords
Health-hazard-evaluation; HETA; Machinists; Machining; Metalworking; Metalworking-fluids; Cutting-oils; Bacteria; Respiratory-irritants; Personal-protective-equipment; Fungi;
Publication Date
19990401
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance;
Fiscal Year
1999
NTIS Accession No.
PB99-167686
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
HETA 98-0050-2733
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
Priority Area
Pulmonary-system-disorders
SIC Code
3714;
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH;
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