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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-106-223, McGraw Edison Company Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
Straub WE; Rostand R
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 74-106-223, 1975 Sep; :1-8
Investigation of the working conditions at the McGraw Edison Company, in Canonsburg, Pa., revealed that employee exposures to oil mist and additives in the test area of the transformer assembly buildings were not toxic under conditions noted during the evaluation of the work place. This determination was based on analysis of air samples, results of non-directed worker interviews, observation of work practices and personal communications with the transformer oil refining company.
Mineral-oils; Petroleum-distillates; NIOSH-Author; Electric-power-plants; Insulating-oil; Electrical-industry; Air-quality-measurement; Toxicology; Author Keywords: oil mist; additives; transformer assembly; mineral oil; 2,6 ditertiary butyl-4-methyl phenol; DBPC
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
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