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Summary of plant observation reports and evaluation for wood dust.
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Contract 210-77-0015, 1978 Jan; :1-102
Summaries of observations made during site visits to Weyerhaeuser factories (four sites), Burlington House Furniture, and Myrtle Desk Company were presented. Process operations, involving wood dust exposures (logging and sawmills, furniture and wood products, plywood, paperboard, pulp, paper) are summarized. The factories, engineering controls, work and sanitation practices, air monitoring methods, work safety and medical programs are described.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-77-0015; Health-surveys; Plant-dusts; Dust-sampling; Dust-analysis; Lumber-industry; Lumber-industry-workers
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Summary of plant observation reports and evaluation for wood dust
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