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Technical assistance report no. TA-77-54, Sidal Aluminum Corporation, Springfield, 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, TA 77-54, 1978 Mar; :1-10
A hazard evaluation and technical assistance report of an industrial hygiene survey conducted at the Sidal Aluminum Corporation in Springfield, Massachusetts, is presented. The company manufactures highway signs (SIC-3993). Personal and area samples were collected for isopropyl-alcohol (67630), benzene (71432), toluene (108883), n- butyl-alcohol (71363), xylene (1330207), cellosolve-acetate (9004357), triethylamine (121448), total dust, and nitric-acid (7697372). The airborne concentrations measured for all the contaminants were below the respective environmental criteria. It was concluded that at the time of this survey, employees were not exposed to toxic concentrations of hazardous materials.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Technical-Assistance-Report; TA-77-54; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Region-1; Air-quality-measurement; Air-contamination; Air-pollution; Industrial-hygiene; Hazards; Fumes; Alcohols; Organic-solvents; Acetates; Tertiary-amines; Metal-products; Metal-spraying; Dust-analysis; Metalworking; Vehicles
67-63-0; 71-43-2; 108-88-3; 71-36-3; 1330-20-7; 9004-35-7; 121-44-8; 7697-37-2
Field Studies; Technical Assistance
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