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Health hazard evaluation report: HHE-71-19-8, NL Industries, Incorporated, Atlanta, Georgia.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HHE 71-19-8, 1972 Jun; :1-10
Lead (7439921) dust air concentrations measured at a battery manufacturing plant indicate that numerous personal and general area samples throughout the plant exceed the established lead dust standard. Sound levels are found to be at, or below, the current standard of 90 decibels A. Recommendations are made to obviate the hazards to the 125 affected employees.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-71-19-8; Hazard-Confirmed; Region-4; Metallic-dusts; Lead-dusts; Air-quality-measurement; Air-sampling; Respirable-dust; Noise-levels; Audiometry; Battery-manufacturing-industry; Author Keywords: lead; noise; battery
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