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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-151-181, Western Forge Corporation, Colorado Springs, 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 74-151-181, 1975 Apr; :1-5
Environmental survey of a forge manufacturing hand tools reveals a potential health hazard from vinyl-chloride (75014) gas in the assembly and packing area arising from the vinyl-chloride coating applied to packing containers. It is recommended that airborne concentrations of vinyl-chloride be reduced to non-detectable levels and that exposed employees be required to wear respirators until levels are controlled.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-74-151-181; Region-8; Hazard-Confirmed; Personal-protective-equipment; Toxic-gases; Toxicity; Environmental-contaminants; Vinyl-plastics; Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Author Keywords: Polyvinyl chloride; PVC; vinyl chloride
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