HHE Report HHE-71-7-5, Yoder Locker Plant, Grantsville, Maryland.
NIOSH 1972 May:12 pages
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.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-71-7-5; Region-3; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Analytical-methods; Particulate-matter; Respiratory-system-disorders; Skin-disorders; Food-processing-industry;
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
NTIS Accession No.
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. HHE-71-7-5, 12 pages