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Industrial Hygiene Report Walk-Through Survey of Wood Preservative Production Facility at Vulcan Materials Company, Chemicals Division, Wichita, Kansas, Report No. IWS-110-11.
Todd-AS; Timbie-CY; Schall-EL
NIOSH 1979 Jul:21 pages
Worker exposures to pentachlorophenol (87865) (PCP) were determined at Vulcan Materials Company (SIC-2861) in Wichita, Kansas, on May 23, 1979. The survey was part of a NIOSH industrial hygiene assessment of the wood preservative materials industry. The company had a safety and industrial hygiene program, as well as a medical surveillance program. Medical services were provided by a local clinic. Range finding air sampling was conducted during regular operations at potential exposure sites and yielded concentrations below analytical detection. Limited area sampling in the production facility revealed that PCP concentrations were below the limits of detection.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; NIOSH-Contract; Field-Study; IWS-110-11; Contract-210-78-0060; Region-7; Health-surveys; Workplace-studies; Air-contamination; Health-services; Industrial-processes; Control-methods; Occupational-health-programs; Preservatives; Chemical-manufacturing-industry;
Field Studies; Industry Wide
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NIOSH, Industrial Hygiene Section, Industry-wide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Cincinnati, Ohio
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