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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-175-118, Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation, Steubenville, Ohio.
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 73-175-118, 1974 Mar; :1-3
Results of observational and environmental evaluation performed in the hand scarfing area of the steel mill reveal that total dust, iron-oxide (1317619), carbon-monoxide (630080), and ozone (10028156) exposures are not at concentrations hazardous to the health of workers. The evaluation was made by taking personal samples on all hand scarfers and all crane operators.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-73-175-118; Region-5; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Air-sampling; Respirable-dust; Dust-control; Steelmaking; Inorganic-gases; Toxic-gases; Primary-metallurgy; Author Keywords: total dust; iron oxide; carbon monoxide; ozone exposures; hand scarfing
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