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Occupational hazard assessment, coal liquefaction, volume 1 - summary.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-131, 1981 Mar; 1:1-22
Hazards associated with the coal liquefaction process are reviewed. Process operations are described and production data is provided. Potential hazards to the skin, liver, kidney, respiratory system, blood, central nervous system, and cardiovascular system are discussed. Guidelines are included for protective measures associated with medical surveillance, exposure monitoring, recordkeeping, engineering controls, operating procedures, workplace design, spill management, personal hygiene, personal protective equipment, and emergency planning.
NIOSH-Author; Industrial-hygiene; Occupational-medicine; Chemical-processing; Coal-mining; Industrial-processes; Control-methods
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-131; Contract-210-78-0017
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