HHE Determination Report No. HHE-73-130-94, Hanford Foundry, San Bernardino, California.
NIOSH 1973 Nov:10 pages
Environmental measurements in the breathing zone of welders and employee interviews and urinalysis for fluorides indicate that no actual health hazard exists from exposure to welding exhaust gases at a foundry facility producing corrosion and heat-resistant high alloy castings. A potential health hazard is considered to exist from exposure to welding fumes, especially of alloys containing a high percentage of chromium (7440473) and nickel. Data are given for the concentrations of iron oxide, nickel (7440020), chromium, manganese (7439965), and molybdenum (7439987) in the air.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-73-130-94; Region-9; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Toxic-gases; Air-sampling; Primary-metallurgical-processes; Arc-welding; Metallic-dusts; Breathing-zone;
7440-47-3; 7440-02-0; 7439-96-5; 7439-98-7;
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
NTIS Accession No.
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. HHE-73-130-94, 10 pages, 14 references