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Control of wood dust from shapers.

Authors
Topmiller-JL; Flesch-JP
Source
Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2001 Sep; 16(9):849
NIOSHTIC No.
20021898
Abstract
Wood shapers are a major source of wood dust emissions. 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
Woodworkers; Woodworking-industry; Wood-dusts; Occupational-exposure; Workers; Worker-health; Eye-irritants; Skin-irritants; Allergies; Lung-function; Bronchial-asthma; Nasal-cancer; Health-hazards
CODEN
AOEHE9
Publication Date
20010901
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
2001
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
9
ISSN
1047-322X
NIOSH Division
DPSE; EID
Source Name
Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
State
OH
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