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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-100-197, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Industries, Inc., New Martinsville, West Virginia.
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 73-100-197, 1975 May; :1-8
Environmental evaluation of the potential risks due to chlorine (7782505) gas, mercury (7439976) vapor, and alkali mist in a chemical industry (SIC-2813) reveals levels of caustic mist and mercury are not hazardous. A potential hazard from chlorine gas exists if respiratory protective equipment is not worn.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-73-100-197; Region-3; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Toxicity; Personal-protective-equipment; Air-quality-control; Chemical-processing-industry; Environmental-contaminants; Author Keywords: caustic mist; mercury vapor; chlorine gas; respiratory protection; mercury
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