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Technical Assistance Report, No. TA-79-33, GSA Storage Depot, Marion, Ohio.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, TA 79-33, 1980 Jul; :1-8
The NIOSH review of the General Services Administration's (GSA) (SIC- 9199) program of health precautions for handling, storing, and shipping of tannins (1401554) was evaluated. GSA procedures were reviewed based on NIOSH guideline for working with carcinogens, and an on site inspection was conducted observe work practices, and compliance with NIOSH guidelines. Review of employee training, medical surveillance, access areas, hazard labeling, protective equipment, hygienic facilities and decontamination procedures indicated that the GSA program was in compliance with NIOSH standards. The authors recommend that the shower facilities be modified to allow use during cold weather, that cold weather gloves be left in the warehouse, and that periodic medical examinations be provided for tannin exposed workers.
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