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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-3-177, Hartman Electric Manufacturing Company, Mansfield, Ohio.
Lucas-JB; Ramos-H; Flesch-JP
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 74-3-177, 1975 Mar; :1-7
Health hazard determination in an electric company shows that a high percentage of employees in three departments of a company suffer from itching and dermatitis due to exposure mainly to fibrous glass, and also to lubricants and cutting fluids. Recommendations include the use of protective clothing, personal hygiene, and periodic skin examination.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; HHE-74-3-177; Region-5; Hazard-Confirmed; Cutting-oils; Dermatology; Skin-disorders; Safety-measures; Glass-fibers; Particulate-dusts; Toxic-substances; Industrial-hygiene; Personal-protective-equipment; Author Keywords: cutaneous irritation; fibrous glass; respirable particulates; total particulates
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