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HHE determination report no. HHE-76-31-338, Becton-Dickinson, Juncos, Puerto Rico.

Authors
Rivera R; Harrington M
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 76-31-338, 1976 Oct; :1-17
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00057318
Abstract
Based on the environmental/medical evaluation it has been determined that production workers at the Becton-Dickinson thermometer factory (SIC-3829) in Juncos, Puerto Rico are exposed to potentially toxic concentrations of mercury (7439976) vapor. Mercury vapor concentration measured during this evaluation ranged from less than addition to this, eight cases of clinical mercurialism were diagnosed by the medical officer.
Keywords
NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; NIOSH-Author; Region-2; HHE-76-31-338; Hazard-Confirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Heavy-metals; Air-contamination; Industrial-plants; Industrial-health; Temperature-measurement-instrumentation; Mercury-poisoning; Metal-poisoning; Exposure-limits; Diagnostic-tests; Control-measures; Medical-examinations; Protective-measures; Air-sampling; Microanalysis
CAS No.
7439-97-6
Publication Date
19761001
Document Type
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
PB89-181457
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
HHE-76-31-338
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
SIC Code
3829
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
PR; OH
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