Preventing Asthma and Death from MDI Exposure During Spray-on Truck Bed Liner and Related Applications

June 2012
NIOSH Docket Number 198

The purpose of this Alert is to alert facility owners, MDI distributors, and workers of the respiratory and dermal hazards associated with the use of aerosolized MDI; to educate health professionals in identifying and eliminating respiratory hazards at spray-on bed liner facilities; and to provide general engineering control designs and work practice recommendations to reduce or eliminate worker exposure to MDI in the spray-on truck bed liner industry.

Material Under Consideration

NIOSH Alert—Preventing Asthma and Death from MDI Exposure During Spray-on Truck Bed Liner and Related Applications; DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-049 – September 2006pdf icon [PDF – 3,497 KB]

Reviews

Peer Reviewers’ Comments – posted December 31, 2009pdf icon [PDF – 15 KB]

Response to Peer Reviewers’ Comments – posted December 31, 2009pdf icon [PDF – 15 KB]

Page last reviewed: June 8, 2012