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Potential occupational exposure hazards in concrete countertop manufacturing.

Authors
Niemeier-M; Esswein-EJ
Source
Countertops Archit Surf Mag 2010 Nov; 3(4):42-44, 46
NIOSHTIC No.
20040257
Abstract
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), In the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), conducts research and makes recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness. The NIOSH health hazard evaluation (HHE) program is available for employees, employers or union representatives to ask our comprehensive team of experts for an investigation of their health and safety concerns. Our team contacts the requestor and discusses the problems and how to solve them. This may result in sending the requestor information, referring them to a more appropriate agency or making a site visit (which may include environmental sampling and medical testing). If we make a site visit, the result is a report of our investigation that includes recommendations specific to any problems found, as well as general guidance for following good occupational health practices.
Keywords
Cements; Dust-control; Dust-control-equipment; Dusts; Dust-exposure; Respirable-dust; Personal-protection; Personal-protective-equipment; Protective-equipment; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Respiratory-protection; Skin-exposure; Skin-protection; Hearing-conservation; Hearing-protection; Hearing; Noise; Noise-protection; Noise-control; Noise-exposure; Silica-dusts
CAS No.
14808-60-7
Publication Date
20101129
Document Type
Journal Article; Lay Publication
Fiscal Year
2011
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
4
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Priority Area
Services
Source Name
Countertops & Architectural Surfaces Magazine
State
OH
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