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HHE determination report no. HHE-75-105-241, H. C. Smith Company, Minot, North Dakota.
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 75-105-241, 1975 Dec; :1-41
Based on the results of both medical and environmental evaluations, a potentially toxic condition is judged to exist for construction workers from occupational exposures to lead (7439921), cadmium (7440439), and iron-oxide (1332372) fumes at seven missile silo sites (SIC-3443) in the Minot, North Dakota area. Protective measures suggested include biologic surveillance every three months, limitation of employee exposure, provision of protective clothing and airline respirators, and prohibition of smoking.
NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; NIOSH-Author; HHE-75-105-241; Hazards-Confirmed; Region-8; Toxic-substances; Toxic-gases; Lead-poisoning; Cadmium-poisoning; Metal-poisoning; Air-contamination; Author Keywords: missle silo; lead; cadmium; iron oxide; fume; blood lead
7439-92-1; 7440-43-9; 1332-37-2
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
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