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Health hazards evaluation report: HHE-71-2-7, Owens-Illinois, Incorporated, Streator, Illinois.
Ramos H; Flesch JP
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services and Mental Health Administration, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HHE-71-2-7, 1972 Jun; :1-10
Sulfur-dioxide (7446095) and tin (7440315) concentrations measured during 2 days in Owen and Flow Forming lines at a bottle making plant were below the established standards promulgated to prevent respiratory irritation and skin irritation. Standards have not been promulgated for stannic-chloride (7646788). Some employees alleged intermittent respiratory symptoms together with irritation of the eyes, nose and skin. Measured sound levels exceeded the established noise standards.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-71-2-7; Region-5; Hazard-Confirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Air-sampling; Industrial-processes; Noise-levels; Audiometry; Glass-factories; Glass-industries; Respiratory-system-disorders; Eye-irritation
7446-09-5; 7440-31-5; 7646-78-8
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
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