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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-27-200, Gorsuch Foundry Company Incorporated No., Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Vandervort R; Thoburn T
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 73-27-200, 1975 Jun; :1-24
Environmental and medical evaluations of the aluminum, brass, and bronze shops of a foundry indicate a potential health hazard from exposure to silica (7631869). Recommendations presented for the control of silica exposure include improved ventilation, improved sand handling procedures, and a medical monitoring program.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-73-27-200; Region-5; Hazards-Confirmed; Air-sampling; Air-quality-control; Dust-control; Toxicity; Author Keywords: copper; nickel; zinc; aluminum oxide; manganese; tin oxide; zinc oxide; blood levels; crystalline silica
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