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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-20-80, Airco Vacuum Metals Company, Berkeley, California.
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 73-20-80, 1973 Oct; :1-2
Environmental evaluation and medical interviews at a stainless steel ingot producing plant reveal that under the conditions of use observed, vermiculite (1318009) and basolite dusts do not represent a health hazard. The use of respirators is recommended for the moving of large amounts of the compounds and during chamber cleaning operations.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-73-20-80; Region-9; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Air-sampling; Dust-control; Dust-sampling; Metallurgical-processes; Respirable-dust; Mineral-dusts; Author Keywords: vermiculite dust; basolite powder; dust
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