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Walk-through survey report at Drexel Heritage Furnishings Inc., Drexel, North Carolina.

Authors
Matanoski GM; Lees P; O'Toole J
Source
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, IWS 74-13, 1979 Jul; :1-25
NIOSHTIC No.
00111343
Abstract
Worker exposure to paint materials were studied at Drexel Heritage Furnishing, Incorporated (SIC-2512) in Drexel, North Carolina, from July 31 to August 1, 1978. The company was under consideration for inclusion in a NIOSH study of the health effects of occupational paint materials exposure. Approximately 1,000 of the employees at the facility were assigned to the finishing operations surveyed. Medical services were furnished by one nurse in each complex. Personnel records provided demographic information and department assignments. Numerous types of wood stains, thinners, solvent, sealers, lacquers, printing inks, and fillers and glazes were used. Exposure control methods at the facility were representative of the furniture industry in general. The authors recommend that the Drexel Heritage facility by included in the NIOSH paint hazard survey.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; Region-4; Paints; Biostatistics
Publication Date
19790710
Document Type
Field Studies; Industry Wide
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
PB82-152299
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
IWS-74-13
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
SIC Code
2512
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
NC; MD; OH
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division