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HHE determination report no. HHE-75-197-289, The Foxboro Company, Foxboro, Massachusetts.
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 75-197-289, 1976 May; :1-26
Toxicity determination in the Foxboro Company (SIC-3555), Foxboro, Massachusetts, shows that the printing operation using lead (7439921) in the print shop does not constitute a health hazard. Employees' exposures to nuisance dust in the Polish and Snag department are not found to pose a health hazard at the concentrations measured during the evaluation. Exposures to oil mist in the milling operations do not constitute a health hazard. Welders are not exposed to toxic concentrations of welding fumes. No operation is observed to be hazardous.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; Region-1; HHE-75-197-289; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Printing; Welding; Painting; Polishing; Toxic-substances; Air-quality; Dusts; Author Keywords: Process Control Instrument Manufacturing; Lead; Nuisance Dust; Oil Mist; Welding Fumes; Fluorides; Zinc Chloride; MEK; Epoxy Resin; Spray Painting; Perchloroethylene; Sodium Hydroxide; Mercury
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