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Control of wood dust from table saws, shapers, and automated routers.

Authors
Topmiller-JL; Flesch-JP
Source
Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2000 Apr; 15(4):324-325
NIOSHTIC No.
20020832
Abstract
Table saws have been found to create significant amounts of wood dust. Workers exposed to wood dusts have experienced a variety of adverse health effects such as eye and skin irritation, allergy, reduced lung function, asthma, and nasal cancer. Therefore, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends limiting wood dust exposures to prevent these health problems.
Keywords
Wood; Wood-dusts; Woodworkers; Woodworking; Woodworking-equipment; Woodworking-industry; Dust-control; Dust-control-equipment; Exhaust-hoods; Exhaust-systems; Exhaust-ventilation; Airborne-particles; Air-quality-monitoring; Woodworking-industry; Woodworkers; Exhaust-ventilation; Skin-irritants; Eye-irritants; Respiratory-irritants; Nasal-cancer; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders
CODEN
AOEHE9
Publication Date
20000401
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
2000
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
4
ISSN
1047-322X
NIOSH Division
EID; DPSE
Source Name
Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
State
OH
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