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Recommended industrial ventilation guidelines.
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. 76-162, 1976 Jan; :1-330
Guidelines for the processes and operations in industrial ventilation are presented. The guidelines deal with abrasive- blasting; asbestos-textile manufacturing; ceramics manufacturing; cotton yarn manufacturing; foundry operations; grinding, polishing, and buffing; kitchen operations; laboratory operations; handling of materials; metal machining and working; open-surface tank operations; service garage operations; spray-finishing and welding. Each guideline is accompanied by a separate discussion and justification section. The guidelines prescribe specific design criteria for ventilation, but do not preclude the use of alternative engineering controls.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-74-0033; Ventilation-systems; Materials-handling; Metalworking; Ceramics-industry; Abrasives-industry; Dust-control; Safety-engineering; Textiles-industry; Foundries
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-162; Contract-099-74-0033
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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