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HHE report no. HHE-71-7-5, Yoder Locker Plant, Grantsville, Maryland.
Ramos H; Shama SK
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-71-7-5, 1972 May; :1-12
Chemical analysis of air samples collected in the canning room for hickory sawdust thermal decomposition products at a meat processing plant did not reveal the presence of aldehydes, esters, ketones, and alcohols. Total particulate concentration levels of the smoke ranged from 0.17 to 0.78 milligrams per cubic meter. Workers complained of respiratory irritation, and cases of dermatitis were identified in workers using a cleansing agent.
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