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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-111-125, Southern Steel and Wire Company, Fort Smith, Arkansas.
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 73-111-125, 1974 Mar; :1-4
Air samplings and interview of employees in the plating department of a plant producing refrigerator shelves and baskets lead to the conclusion that emissions from the acid tanks and welding operations are not toxic. Evaluation methods are described for chromates, cyanide (57125), and hydrochloric acid (7647010). Recent modification of the ventilation system has resulted in improvement of respiratory and eye irritation problems reported earlier.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-73-111-125; Region-6; NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; Metal-industry; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Coatings; Air-quality-measurement; Analytical-methods; Air-sampling; Respiratory-irritation; Fumes; Author Keywords: acid tanks; welding operations; plating; hydrochloric acid; chromates; cyanide
57-12-5; 7647-01-0; 11104-59-9
Field Studies; Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance
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