National Occupational Exposure Survey
(1981 - 1983)

Estimated Numbers of Employees Potentially Exposed to Specific Agents by Occupation*

Agent Name BUTANOL
CAS # 71-36-3
RTECS # EO1400000
Agent Code 13850

Code Occupation Description (1980) Total # Employees
(Male & Female)
Total # Female
Employees
013 MANAGERS, MARKETING, ADVERTISING, AND PUBLIC RELATIONS 60  
019 MANAGERS AND ADMINISTRATORS, N.E.C. 3,530 87
027 PERSONNEL, TRAINING, AND LABOR RELATIONS SPECIALISTS 252 139
033 PURCHASING AGENTS AND BUYERS, N.E.C. 193 193
044 AEROSPACE ENGINEERS 177  
055 ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERS 6,773  
056 INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERS 80 53
057 MECHANICAL ENGINEERS 42  
059 ENGINEERS, N.E.C. 1,242 11
069 PHYSICISTS AND ASTRONOMERS 1,354 829
073 CHEMISTS, EXCEPT BIOCHEMISTS 4,009 960
074 ATMOSPHERIC AND SPACE SCIENTISTS 22  
075 GEOLOGISTS AND GEODESISTS 28  
078 BIOLOGICAL AND LIFE SCIENTISTS 212 79
083 MEDICAL SCIENTISTS 242 160
084 PHYSICIANS 1,302 1,086
095 REGISTERED NURSES 87,939 81,151
096 PHARMACISTS 950 555
098 INHALATION THERAPISTS 69 46
099 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS 120 114
103 PHYSICAL THERAPISTS 526 409
105 THERAPISTS, N.E.C. 268 248
185 DESIGNERS 1,007 246
188 PAINTERS, SCULPTORS, CRAFT-ARTISTS, AND ARTIST PRINTMAKERS 2,856 1,269
189 PHOTOGRAPHERS 837 187
194 ARTISTS, PERFORMERS, AND RELATED WORKERS, N.E.C. 291 143
203 CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGISTS AND TECHNICIANS 6,595 5,077
207 LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES 6,605 6,605
208 HEALTH TECHNOLOGISTS AND TECHNICIANS, N.E.C. 1,861 1,350
213 ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC TECHNICIANS 1,856 557
215 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS 719  
216 ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS, N.E.C. 5,490 1,077
217 DRAFTING OCCUPATIONS 1,242 14
218 SURVEYING AND MAPPING TECHNICIANS 45  
223 BIOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS 2,069 880
224 CHEMICAL TECHNICIANS 6,736 2,201
225 SCIENCE TECHNICIANS, N.E.C. 1,876 630
235 TECHNICIANS, N.E.C. 2,042 399
269 SALES WORKERS, PARTS 132  
274 SALES WORKERS, OTHER COMMODITIES 1,315 1,315
313 SECRETARIES 240 240
335 FILE CLERKS 436  
345 DUPLICATING MACHINE OPERATORS 795 568
346 MAIL PREPARING AND PAPER HANDLING MACHINE OPERATORS 377 63
363 PRODUCTION COORDINATORS 177  
364 TRAFFIC, SHIPPING, AND RECEIVING CLERKS 9,178 893
365 STOCK AND INVENTORY CLERKS 5,688 133
368 WEIGHERS, MEASURERS, AND CHECKERS 228  
374 MATERIAL RECORDING, SCHEDULING, AND DISTRIBUTING CLERKS, N.E.C. 63  
379 GENERAL OFFICE CLERKS 598 598
385 DATA-ENTRY KEYERS 34  
389 ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C. 1,462  
446 HEALTH AIDES, EXCEPT NURSING 1,927 1,375
447 NURSING AIDES, ORDERLIES, AND ATTENDANTS 8,572 8,284
449 MAIDS AND HOUSEMEN 960 636
453 JANITORS AND CLEANERS 44,699 469
458 HAIRDRESSERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS 73 73
486 GROUNDSKEEPERS AND GARDENERS, EXCEPT FARM 4,109 14
487 ANIMAL CARETAKERS, EXCEPT FARM 1,838 1,608
503 SUPERVISORS, MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS 2,429  
505 AUTOMOBILE MECHANICS 10,448  
507 BUS, TRUCK, AND STATIONARY ENGINE MECHANICS 19,612  
508 AIRCRAFT ENGINE MECHANICS 13,769 585
514 AUTOMOBILE BODY AND RELATED REPAIRERS 9,638  
515 AIRCRAFT MECHANICS, EXC. ENGINE 1,992 23
516 HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANICS 11,935 81
518 INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY REPAIRERS 10,008 18
519 MACHINERY MAINTENANCE OCCUPATIONS 149  
523 ELECTRONIC REPAIRERS, COMMUNICATIONS AND INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT 1,722  
533 MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT REPAIRERS 1,696  
534 HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION MECHANICS 8,836  
535 CAMERA, WATCH, AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENT REPAIRERS 41 41
538 OFFICE MACHINE REPAIRERS 1,808  
544 MILLWRIGHTS 2,228 105
547 SPECIFIED MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS, N.E.C. 8,759 1,343
549 NOT SPECIFIED MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS 19,488 535
558 SUPERVISORS, N.E.C. 2,230  
563 BRICKMASONS AND STONEMASONS 1,239  
567 CARPENTERS 8,596 6
575 ELECTRICIANS 11,984 6
576 ELECTRICIAN APPRENTICES 368  
577 ELECTRICAL POWER INSTALLERS AND REPAIRERS 3,106  
579 PAINTERS, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE 16,891 1,057
585 PLUMBERS, PIPEFITTERS, AND STEAMFITTERS 4,938 3
596 SHEETMETAL DUCT INSTALLERS 1,746  
597 STRUCTURAL METAL WORKERS 1,996  
599 CONSTRUCTION TRADES, N.E.C. 6,006  
617 MINING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C. 529  
633 SUPERVISORS, PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS 5,703 118
634 TOOL AND DIE MAKERS 28,264 98
635 TOOL AND DIE MAKER APPRENTICES 849 18
636 PRECISION ASSEMBLERS, METAL 1,686 1,086
637 MACHINISTS 107,824 6,469
639 MACHINIST APPRENTICES 782  
644 PRECISION GRINDERS, FITTERS, AND TOOL SHARPENERS 255  
645 PATTERNMAKERS AND MODEL MAKERS, METAL 2,732  
646 LAY-OUT WORKERS 265 69
647 PRECIOUS STONES AND METALS WORKERS (JEWELERS) 23 12
649 ENGRAVERS, METAL 642 128
653 SHEET METAL WORKERS 9,173 408
655 MISCELLANEOUS PRECISION METAL WORKERS 122  
656 PATTERNMAKERS AND MODEL MAKERS, WOOD 86 21
657 CABINET MAKERS AND BENCH CARPENTERS 1,274 151
658 FURNITURE AND WOOD FINISHERS 15,237 6,727
666 DRESSMAKERS 123 123
667 TAILORS 434  
674 MISCELLANEOUS PRECISION APPAREL AND FABRIC WORKERS 11  
675 HAND MOLDERS AND SHAPERS, EXCEPT JEWELERS 281 75
676 PATTERNMAKERS, LAY-OUT WORKERS, AND CUTTERS 1,996 11
677 OPTICAL GOODS WORKERS 318 221
678 DENTAL LABORATORY AND MEDICAL APPLIANCE TECHNICIANS 635  
679 BOOKBINDERS 4 4
683 ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT ASSEMBLERS 4,265 3,111
684 MISCELLANEOUS PRECISION WORKERS, N.E.C. 12,882 1,074
689 INSPECTORS, TESTERS, AND GRADERS 680 197
693 ADJUSTERS AND CALIBRATORS 24 24
696 STATIONARY ENGINEERS 551  
703 LATHE AND TURNING MACHINE SET-UP OPERATORS 175 48
704 LATHE AND TURNING MACHINE OPERATORS 13,568 1,022
705 MILLING AND PLANING MACHINE OPERATORS 3,474 11
706 PUNCHING AND STAMPING PRESS MACHINE OPERATORS 2,418 385
707 ROLLING MACHINE OPERATORS 2,182  
708 DRILLING AND BORING MACHINE OPERATORS 1,086  
709 GRINDING, ABRADING, BUFFING, AND POLISHING MACHINE OPERATORS 5,636 887
713 FORGING MACHINE OPERATORS 674  
715 MISCELLANEOUS METAL, PLASTIC, STONE, AND GLASS WORKING MACHINE OPERATORS 1,171 6
717 FABRICATING MACHINE OPERATORS, N.E.C. 3,897 690
719 MOLDING AND CASTING MACHINE OPERATORS 10,075 1,616
723 METAL PLATING MACHINE OPERATORS 4,341 487
724 HEAT TREATING EQUIPMENT OPERATORS 842 161
725 MISCELLANEOUS METAL AND PLASTIC PROCESSING MACHINE OPERATORS 2,708 340
727 SAWING MACHINE OPERATORS 78  
733 MISCELLANEOUS WOODWORKING MACHINE OPERATORS 1,928  
734 PRINTING MACHINE OPERATORS 11,712 3,243
735 PHOTOENGRAVERS AND LITHOGRAPHERS 695  
736 TYPESETTERS AND COMPOSITORS 520 77
737 MISCELLANEOUS PRINTING MACHINE OPERATORS 480  
744 TEXTILE SEWING MACHINE OPERATORS 19,449 17,453
747 PRESSING MACHINE OPERATORS 1,404 1,280
748 LAUNDERING AND DRY CLEANING MACHINE OPERATORS 11,891 6,720
749 MISCELLANEOUS TEXTILE MACHINE OPERATORS 6,180 506
753 CEMENTING AND GLUING MACHINE OPERATORS 3,439 2,415
754 PACKAGING AND FILLING MACHINE OPERATORS 1,805 311
755 EXTRUDING AND FORMING MACHINE OPERATORS 459  
756 MIXING AND BLENDING MACHINE OPERATORS 11,435 1,906
757 SEPARATING, FILTERING, AND CLARIFYING MACHINE OPERATORS 2,921 241
759 PAINTING AND PAINT SPRAYING MACHINE OPERATORS 66,368 13,633
764 WASHING, CLEANING, AND PICKLING MACHINE OPERATORS 861 21
765 FOLDING MACHINE OPERATORS 840 840
766 FURNACE, KILN, AND OVEN OPERATORS, EXC. FOOD 307 10
768 CRUSHING AND GRINDING MACHINE OPERATORS 832 94
769 SLICING AND CUTTING MACHINE OPERATORS 2,505 92
774 PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESS MACHINE OPERATORS 961 679
777 MISCELLANEOUS MACHINE OPERATORS, N.E.C. 17,875 3,273
779 MACHINE OPERATORS, NOT SPECIFIED 53,141 11,009
783 WELDERS AND CUTTERS 15,966 253
784 SOLDERERS AND BRAZERS 1,490 1,490
785 ASSEMBLERS 89,974 37,233
787 HAND MOLDING, CASTING, AND FORMING OCCUPATIONS 1,344 66
789 HAND PAINTING, COATING, AND DECORATING OCCUPATIONS 3,048 58
793 HAND ENGRAVING AND PRINTING OCCUPATIONS 23 3
794 HAND GRINDING AND POLISHING OCCUPATIONS 159 159
795 MISCELLANEOUS HAND WORKING OCCUPATIONS 264  
796 PRODUCTION INSPECTORS, CHECKERS, AND EXAMINERS 12,327 1,610
797 PRODUCTION TESTERS 3,451 1,211
798 PRODUCTION SAMPLERS AND WEIGHERS 128  
805 TRUCK DRIVERS, LIGHT 734  
844 OPERATING ENGINEERS 75  
849 CRANE AND TOWER OPERATORS 530  
856 INDUSTRIAL TRUCK AND TRACTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATORS 1,423 173
859 MISCELLANEOUS MATERIAL MOVING EQUIPMENT OPERATORS 4,442 77
869 CONSTRUCTION LABORERS 13,558 5
873 PRODUCTION HELPERS 1,955 689
877 STOCK HANDLERS AND BAGGERS 138  
878 MACHINE FEEDERS AND OFFBEARERS 479 425
883 FREIGHT, STOCK, AND MATERIAL MOVERS, HAND, N.E.C. 31  
887 VEHICLE WASHERS AND EQUIPMENT CLEANERS 718 41
888 HAND PACKERS AND PACKAGERS 11,495 8,205
889 LABORERS, EXCEPT CONSTRUCTION 10,152 1,294
TOTAL 1,059,965 269,422

*(1) The estimates for each occupation apply across the surveyed industries in which the agent was observed. Not all industries were surveyed, and not all agents were observed in all surveyed industries. (2) When using the estimates, standard errors associated with estimates should be considered. (3) Potential exposures to a chemical agent are categorized as actual (i.e., the surveyor observed the use of the specific agent) or tradename (i.e., the surveyor observed the use of a tradename product known to contain the specific agent). The estimates presented in the table combine both categories.

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