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Walk-through survey report as part of the sulfuric acid study at Inland Steel Company, Indiana Harbor Works, E. Chicago, Indiana.
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 62-19, 1979 Aug; :1-10
Worker exposure to sulfuric-acid (7664939) mist was studied at the Inland Steel Company (SIC-3312) in East Chicago, Indiana, on March 21, 1979. The company was under consideration for inclusion in a NIOSH study of the health effects of occupational sulfuric-acid mist exposure. Approximately 112 of the employees at this facility were assigned to the pickling operations that were surveyed. The company had a safety and industrial hygiene program. Medical services were provided by 4 full-time physicians, 16 nurses and 5 paramedics. Personnel records furnished demographic information and department assignments. Past exposures to sulfuric-acid were not recorded, and current exposure data was not available. The author recommends that this workforce be included in the sulfuric-acid mist study.
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