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HHE determination report no. HHE-75-181-287, Fibreboard Corporation, Stockton, California.
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 75-181-287, 1976 May; :1-8
Employees in the Litho Department of the Fibreboard Corporation Plant (SIC-2661) in Stockton, California, are not found to be exposed to toxic concentrations of dusting powders, but are exposed to airborne dust levels from the powders which exceed the State of California OSHA standard and the threshold limits for nuisance dust. Safety recommendations include servicing of exhaust ventilation systems regularly, vacuum cleaning instead of dry sweeping, and making NIOSH Certified Respirators available whenever needed.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; Region-9; HHE-75-181-287; Dust-control; Threshold-limit-values; Safety-values; Printing-industry; Litho-press-workers; Hazards; Control-methods; Air-contamination; Hazard-Confirmed; Author Keywords: Lithography Printing Press; Dusting Powders; Nuisance Dust
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