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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-105-100, Mercil Plating Company, Chicago, Illinois.
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 73-105-100, 1973 Dec; :1-3
Employee interviews, and observation of the work areas and of work practices, indicate that concentrations of acids in the environment of an electroplating process of a plating company are not toxic. Employee response indicates no medical symptomatology compatible to undue occupational exposure. Personal protective equipment is utilized properly and ventilation systems are functioning well.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-73-105-100; Region-5; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Coatings; Electrodeposition; Environmental-control; Safety-equipment; Plating-baths; Author Keywords: electroplating; hydrochloric; sulfuric; nitric
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