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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-149-180, Protecto Wrap Company, Denver, Colorado.
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 74-149-180, 1975 Apr; :1-5
Environmental survey of a plant manufacturing a polyvinyl chloride backed material reveals potentially hazardous levels of vinyl- chloride (75014) gas. It is recommended that airborne concentrations of vinyl chloride be reduced to non-detectable levels. Respirators should be worn by all employees potentially exposed until control measures are effective.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-74-149-180; Region-8; Hazard-Confirmed; Environmental-contaminants; Toxic-gases; Personal-protective-equipment; Vinyl-plastics; Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Author Keywords: polyvinyl chloride; PVC; PVC resin; vinyl chloride
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