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HHE determination report no. HHE-72-122-97, Diesel Equipment Division General Motors Corporation, Wyoming, Michigan.
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 72-122-97, 1973 Dec; :1-3
Continuous monitoring for carbon-monoxide in the assembly calibration, cold header, and screw machine departments of an automotive company using a portable detector shows the highest concentration to be 30 ppm in the assembly department, and the average concentration of 15 ppm in all four departments. No measurable concentrations of carbon-dioxide (124389), nitrogen- dioxide (10102440), or sulfur-dioxide (7446095) are detected in any of the four departments studied. The standard concentrations of carbon-monoxide (630080), carbon dioxide, nitrogen-dioxide, and sulfur-dioxide are 50, 5000, 5, and 5 ppm, respectively.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-72-122-97; Region-5; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Toxic-gases; TLV; MAC; Automotive-industry; Air-quality-control; Author Keywords: carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide; nitrogen dioxide; sulfur dioxide
124-38-9; 10102-44-0; 7446-09-5; 630-08-0
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