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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-47-172, Peabody Galion Corporation (Unisteel Body Division), Lima, 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 73-47-172, 1975 Jan; :1-15
Workers involved in the manufacture of refuse handling equipment and truck equipment are found to be exposed to potentially toxic concentrations of lead (7439921) in association with spray painting operations and welding emissions during cold weather. Concentrations of xylene (1330207) and chromium (7440473) measured in spray painting operations are not expected to produce adverse health effects.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Publication; HHE-73-47-172; Region-5; Hazard-Confirmed; Heavy-metals; Air-contamination; Organic-solvents; Physiological-effects; Lead-poisoning; Author Keywords: lead; spray painting; welding
7439-92-1; 1330-20-7; 7440-47-3
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