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Health hazard evaluation report: HHE-72-7-10, Willard Bronze Company, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Larsen LB; Shmunes E
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 72-7-10, 1972 Jun; :1-11
Environmental survey of concentrations of wax smoke, aluminum dust (7429905), oil mist, and carbon-monoxide (630080) at the casting cleaning department of a bronze manufacturer reveals concentrations of all substances exceed recommended standards. Recommendations include exhaust ventilated dust collection systems for stationary grinders, dilution ventilation to reduce carbon-monoxide, modification of methods of applying oil lubricants to reduce oil mists, general good housekeeping, and placement of workers with a history of respiratory symptoms in nondusty areas.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-72-7-10; Region-5; Hazards-Confirmed; Dust-control; Ventilation-systems; Environmental-contaminants; Industrial-hygiene; Respiratory-irritants; Author Keywords: aluminum dust; wax smoke; oil mist; carbon monoxide; casting
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