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Wood preserving.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
NIOSH 1981 May; :1-48
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00120742
Abstract
The major chemicals and processes used to preserve wood, the facilities involved in the industry, and the extent of occupational exposure are reviewed. Tar oil, organic solvent, and water bone preservatives used in treating wood are discussed and advantages and disadvantages of their use are described. Categories of wood preserving processes described include the pressure and nonpressure methods and those used to treat unseasoned timber. The advantages of pressure over nonpressure treatments are discussed, and applications appropriate for each process are described. The nature and extent of workers exposure are discussed in terms of the chemicals and processes used. A listing of wood processing facilities and types of products treated is provided.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-79-0090; Industrial-hygiene; Industrial-chemicals; Preservatives; Woodworkers; Industrial-processes
Publication Date
19810509
Document Type
Final Contract Report
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-104463
NTIS Price
A04
Identifying No.
Contract-210-79-0090
Source Name
NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, JRB Associates, Inc., McLean, Virginia, 48 pages, 8 references
State
VA
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division