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NORA Manufacturing Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 5.0: Reduce the number of respiratory conditions and diseases due to exposures in the manufacturing sector.

Projects for Goal 5.0

Project Title% Attributed to Manufacturing
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in Control Technology50%
Dustiness of Nanomaterials100%
Tungsten Oxide Fiber Dissolution in Artificial Lung Fluids100%
Exposure Assessment by Exhaled Breath/Physiological Sampling50%
Control of Carbon Monoxide on Houseboats and Marine Vessels50%
Mineral Dust-Induced Gene (MDIG) & Occupational Lung Disease50%
Control of Styrene Exposure in Boat Manufacturing100%
Medical Monitoring for Workers Using Isocyanates100%
Development of New Research Initiatives in Occupational Health72%
Fernald Mortality Update100%
Fernald Mortality Update100%
Inhalation Facility Support75%
Revised REL for Glutaraldehyde50%
Risk Assessment Methods for Particles and Fibers50%
Health Effects of Asphalt Exposure: Development of a REL100%
Beryllium Disease Surveillance/Research100%
Technical Support/Occupational Respiratory Disease Research100%
Validation Studies in Occupational Immunotoxicology50%
Analytical Method Development for Emerging Problems50%
Development of Epidemiologic Research Methods50%
Microscopic Analysis in Experimental Pathology50%
Computational Studies of Mineral Dust Properties75%
Nanoparticles: Lung Dosimetry and Risk Assessment50%
Nanotechnology Field Evaluations100%
Bioavailability Estimates and Health Outcomes100%
Dermal Exposure and Sensitization Risk100%
Long-Term Efficacy of a Preventive Program 100%
Core and Research-to-Practice Coordination 100%
Effect of Stainless Steel Welding Fume Particulate on Lung Immunity in Mice50%
Validation of appropriate wood dust sampling and analysis procedures 75%
Welding fume metals exposure matrix determination 75%
Determination of diameter distribution for carbon nanotubes by Raman Spectroscopy100%
Particle size-distribution and lead content in aerosol exposures from metal processing facilities100%
Neurotoxicity After Pulmonary Exposure to Welding Fumes Containing Manganese 50%
Differential Toxicity of Beryllium Materials100%
Inform. Campaign to Prevent Flavoring-Induced Lung Disease 100%
Ultrafine TiO2 Surface and Mass Concentration Analysis50%
Nanoaerosol Surface Area Measurement Methods100%
International Standard for ICP-MS Multielemental Trace Analysis50%
Real-time Instrument for Nanoaerosol Exposure Measurement100%
Occupational exposures and potential neurological risks60%
Lung Effects of Resistance Spot Welding Using Adhesives75%
Pathophysiology of Popcorn Workers' Lung100%
Exposures and Engineering Controls in the Flavoring Industry100%
Diacetyl Exposure Assessment Research Study100%
Evaluation of Diacetyl Sampling Methods100%
Exposure Assessment Tools for Airborne Sensitizers100%
Survey of Chemical Exposure in the Biodiesel Industry100%
Protection Against Occupational Disease by Xenobiotic-Activated Receptors100%
Genetic Fingerprint of Mouse Lung Cancer75%
A Standard Method for Determining Airborne Nanoparticle Size100%
Quality Assurance Techniques for Laboratory Liquid Aerosols75%
Workplace Monitoring of Carbon Nanofibers/Nanotubes (NTRC)100%
Occupation Exposures Sampling Strategies Manual Update100%
Criteria Document: Diacetyl100%
Criteria Document: Diacetyl 100%
Current Intelligence Bulletin: Carbon Nanotubes100%
Flavorings Risk Assessment100%
Preparation of Length-Classified Fibers for Toxicology Studies50%
Potential Chemical Exposures in the Biodiesel Industry.100%
Characterization of toluene diisocyanate exposure biomarkers75%
Evaluation of Perfluoralkyl acids (PFAAs) immunotoxicity75%
Vanadium Pentoxide – Motor Protein Interactions by 51V NMR Spectroscopy100%
Interferent Effects on Organic Vapor Monitor Performance50%
Interferent Effects on Organic Vapor Monitor Performance50%
Calibration Methods for Direct Reading Aerosol Monitors50%
Physiological Evaluation of Air Fed Ensembles50%
International Conference on Wood Dust (PHP)50%
Chemical Exposure Monitor With Indoor Positioning (CEMWIP)100%
Chemical Exposure Monitor With Indoor Positioning (CEMWIP) 100%
Engineering Controls for Nanomaterial Handling (NTRC)100%
Efficacy of NIOSH Method 0600 for Fine and Ultrafine Titanium Dioxide (NTRC)100%
Carbon Nanotube Dosimetry Modeling for Risk Assessment100%
Feasibility of Industry-wide studies of workers exposed to nano-tubes100%
Nanotechnology 10M100%
Early biomarkers for occupational silicosis50%
021H: Endotoxin and Lung Cancer: Separating Healthy Worker Bias from Biologic Mechanism (9390)100%
Workplace protection factors for respirators in nanomaterial workplaces (NTRC)100%
Physiological Evaluation of Tight- and Loose-Fitting PAPRs, Funded under PanFlu CAN# 921ZJSM50%
021H: t(14:18) Translocations in Dioxin Exposed Workers from Ufa (8976)100%
021H: Measurement of Particle Sizes Associated with Airborne Viruses (9288)50%
021H: CFD Investigation of Particle Inhalability in Low Windspeeds (9290)100%

Extramural Projects for Goal 5.0

Project Title% Attributed to Manufacturing
021H: MWF Mycobacteria Antigens in Occupational Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (7364)100%
021H: Isocyanate Skin and Air Exposure: Assessment and Control (9375)100%
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