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Seattle tunnel follow-up report.
Dysbarism-related osteonecrosis: proceedings of a symposium on dysbaric osteonecrosis. Beckman EL, Elliott DH, eds. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 75-153, 1974 Jan; :23-23
The daily work shifts, pressure exposures, and number of days worked are presented for the Seattle, Washington, sewer tunnel workers. The Washington State Standards for Work in Compressed Air were first used in this project. Recompression treatment for simple bends was used 212 times, but there was no instance of dysbarism involving the central nervous system.
Safety-standards; Decompression-sickness; Environment; Working-pressure; Safety-practices
Beckman EL; Elliott DH
Dysbarism-related osteonecrosis: proceedings of a symposium on dysbaric osteonecrosis
WA; TX; OH
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