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HHE determination report no. HHE-75-133-249, National Lead Industries, Inc., Rowley, Utah.
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 75-133-249, 1975 Dec; :1-6
Breathing zone samples for chlorine were taken in a plant extracting magnesium (7439954) from brine (SIC-2819) from the Great Salt Lake. A health hazard was documented due to excessive worker exposure to chlorine (7782505) gas in the reactor building and the electrolytic cell building. Confidential employee interviews document this hazard since many of the workers showed symptoms of overexposure to chlorine gas.
NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; NIOSH-Author; HHE-75-133-249; Hazard-Confirmed; Region-8; Toxic-gases; Air-contamination; Extraction; Primary-metallurgical-processes; Author Keywords: chlorine; gas; electrolytic cell; magnesium salts; eye, nose, throat irritation
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
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