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HHE determination report no. HHE-76-95-346 and HHE-76-66-346, R. D. Werner Company, Inc., Greenville, Pennsylvania.
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 76-95-346 and HHE 76-66-346, 1976 Dec; :1-11
A health hazard evaluation determination performed at the R. D. Werner Company (SIC-3334) revealed that employees exposure in the Rement Department to phenol (108952), formaldehyde (50000), cyanide, fluorides, hydrochloric-acid (7647010), phosgene (75445), acrolein (107028) and styrene (100425) did not constitute a health hazard at the time of this evaluation. Exposures to asbestos (1332214) on the aluminum extrusion process did not pose a health hazard at the concentrations measured during this survey. The caustic soda (1310732) cleaning operation did not constitute a health hazard. Workers exposure to mineral spirits in the parts cleaning area did not pose a health hazard. The punch press operators were not exposed to toxic levels of lubricant. The worker on the double- header saw may be exposed to an excess concentration of oil mist. The exposure to oil mist on the remaining saws did not pose a health hazard.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-76-95-346; HHE-76-66-346; Region-3; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Air-contamination; Industrial-plants; Toxic-chemicals; Organic-chemicals; Industrial-chemicals; Cutting-oils; Inorganic-acids; Petroleum-distillates; Lubricating-oils; Mineral-oils; Asbestos-dust; Dust-control; Ventilation-systems; Author Keywords: Oil mist; acids; solvents; asbestos; eye and throat irritation; aluminum extrusion
108-95-2; 50-00-0; 7647-01-0; 75-44-5; 107-02-8; 100-42-5; 1332-21-4; 1310-73-2
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