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HHE report no. HHE-72-26-43, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Markel HL Jr.; Lucas JB
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-72-26-43, 1973 Jun; :1-11
Environmental survey of airborne dust and iron oxide (1332372) fumes in a mining and manufacturing plant reveals no toxic concentrations of dust or fumes, with no hazard to workers in the Coloring Department of the plant. Recommendations are made for improved housekeeping, installation of a dust collection system in the Coloring Department, relocation of stockpiles, and use of protective creams and protective clothing to prevent dermatitis from unknown contaminants in carbon-black (1333864).
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