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Health Hazard Evaluation Report no. HETA 98-0041-2741, San Francisco Municipal Railway, Flynn Facility, San Francisco, California.

Authors
Blade-LM; Mortimer-VD
Source
NIOSH 1999 Jun; :1-27
NIOSHTIC No.
20000558
Abstract
The Director of Public Transportation for the City and County of San Francisco, California, requested that the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conduct a health hazard evaluation (HHE) at the San Francisco Municipal Railway's Flynn Facility. This facility serves as a base of operations for approximately 123 diesel -powered buses, leading to employee exposures to diesel-engine exhaust emissions in the workplace air. The requester, concerned about the potential adverse effects of these exposures on workers' health and about the apparent ineffectiveness of the facility's ventilation systems and other exposure-control measures, asked that NIOSH evaluate workplace exposures along with the ventilation system and other control measure and recommend appropriate improvements.
Keywords
Health-hazard-evaluation; HETA; Diesel-exhaust; Nitrogen-oxides; Carbon; Ventilation;
CAS No.
10102-44-0;
Publication Date
19990601
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance;
Fiscal Year
1999
NTIS Accession No.
PB2000-100203
NTIS Price
A04
Identifying No.
HETA 98-0041-2741
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
Priority Area
Other Occupational Concerns
SIC Code
4111;
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH;
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