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HHE determination report no. HHE-75-26-245, Babcock and Wilcox Company, Canton, Ohio.

Authors
Gilles D; Rostand RA
Source
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
NIOSHTIC No.
00051773
Abstract
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.
Keywords
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
CAS No.
1299-89-4; 108-88-3; 108-38-3; 108-10-1; 8008-20-6
Publication Date
19751201
Document Type
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
Fiscal Year
1976
NTIS Accession No.
PB-249425
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
HHE-75-26-245
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
SIC Code
3433
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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