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Walk-through survey report of New England Bio-Labs, Beverly, Massachusetts.
Elliott L; Wallingford K
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, IWS 131-13, 1982 Feb; :1-9
The health hazard evaluation of New England BioLabs is reported. The company produces enzymes by fermentation and conducts recombinant DNA research. The facility, employees, and manufacturing processes are described. The safety and health, industrial hygiene, and medical programs, and physical and engineering controls are evaluated. The authors conclude that safety and health programs, medical surveillance and emergency procedures need to established and documented. Preventive maintenance schedules should be determined and good laboratory practices followed.
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