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Health hazard evaluation determination report: HHE-74-2-8-164, The Vendo Company, Kansas City, Missouri.
Hervin RL; Cromer JW Jr.; Butler GJ
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 74-2-8-164, 1974 Dec; :1-18
Workers in the welding department of a vending machine manufacturing company are found to be exposed to toxic concentrations of fumes, particulates, and gases from welding and metal finishing operations. In the degreasing department, workers may occasionally be exposed to toxic concentrations of trichloroethylene (79016), but in the paint stripping department methyl-cellosolve (109864) and methylene- chloride (75092) were not at hazardous concentrations.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; Region-7; Hazards-Confirmed; Air-contamination; Airborne-particulates; Toxic-gases; Organic-solvents; Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Author Keywords: Fumes; Particulates; Gases; Welding; Metal-Finishing Operations; Total Dust; Iron Oxide; Zinc Oxide; Copper; Ozone; Carbon Monoxide; Carbon Dioxide; Trichloroethylene; Degreasing
79-01-6; 109-86-4; 75-09-2
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