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HHE determination report no. HHE-75-26-245, Babcock and Wilcox Company, Canton, Ohio.
Gilles D; Rostand RA
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 75-26-245, 1975 Dec; :1-11
On the basis of environmental sampling and employee interviews, no health hazard from exposure to 1,1,1-trichloroethane (1299894), toluene (108883), xylene (108383), methyl-isobutyl-ketone (108101), kerosene (8008206) and mineral spirits is found to exist within the worksite areas of the Babcock and Wilcox Company (SIC-3433), Canton, Ohio, at the time of the evaluation. The company is engaged in the manufacture of power generation equipment and boiler fabrication. Personal protection is recommended for employees in the catapult area where mineral spirit are sprayed onto the catapult cylinders.
NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; NIOSH-Author; HHE-75-26-245; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Region-5; Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Toxic-substances; Aromatic-hydrocarbons; Organic-solvents; Toxic-vapors; Personal-protective-equipment; Author Keywords: Power Generation Equipment; Boiler Fabrication; 1,1,1-Trichloroethane; Toluene; Xylene; Methyl Isobutyl Ketone; Kerosene; Mineral Spirits
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