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Industrial Hygiene Summary Report, of, Hanes Dye and Finishing Company Winston-Salem, N.C.
NIOSH 1977 Sep:2 pages
An industrial hygiene survey was conducted by NIOSH at Hanes Dye and Finishing Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on September 13- 14, 1977, as part of a study on azo dyestuffs. The facility is engaged in textile dyeing, (SIC-7216) bleaching, filling, starching and calendering. Potential health hazards include excessive heat, steam and dye misting in jigg dyeing areas, and dust exposure in the drug room. Recommendations to improve conditions are given.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; IWS; Field-Study; Region-4; Textiles-industry; Industrial-chemicals; Azo-dyes; Dyes; Thermal-environment; Air-contamination; Textiles-processing; Textiles-finishing;
NTIS Accession No.
Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2 pages
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division