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Dyeing and Finishing of Textiles.
NIOSH 1981 Jun:100 pages
The health hazards associated with the textile dyeing and finishing industry were assessed. Process assessments were based on available literature sources, five facility visits, and consultations with experts. The objective of the report was to provide information for health professionals, workers, and management so that they could more fully understand the potential for health hazards in the industry, specifically with regard to chemical exposure. The report covers preparation, dyeing and printing, wet finishing, and includes a summary of processes in relation to their potential for hazardous exposure and a description of emerging technologies in the textile industry.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-79-0001; Coloring-materials; Health-care-personnel; Textiles-industry; Dyes; Industrial-hygiene;
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NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 100 pages
Geomet Technologies, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland
Page last reviewed: February 21, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division