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HHE determination report no. HHE-76-12-347, U.S. Post Office, Chicago, Illinois.
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 76-12-347, 1976 Dec; :1-7
A health hazard evaluation determination performed by NIOSH personnel at the main U.S. Post Office (SIC-4311) in Chicago revealed that no health hazard exists from dust as found in the work room air of mail bag handling areas. Air samples indicated a maximum personal exposure of less than 10 percent of the evaluation criteria for nuisance dust. Recommendations are made for the use of a sweeping compound during clean up operations.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-76-12-347; Region-5; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Dust-control; Air-contamination; Exposure-limits; Analytical-methods; Air-sampling; Occupational-health; Toxicology; Author Keywords: Mail Bag Handling; Nuisance Dust
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