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Walk-through survey report of New England Bio-Labs, Beverly, Massachusetts.

Authors
Elliott L; Wallingford K
Source
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
NIOSHTIC No.
00123264
Abstract
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.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; Region-1; Health-surveys; Occupational-medicine; Health-protection
Publication Date
19820222
Document Type
Field Studies; Industry Wide
Fiscal Year
1982
NTIS Accession No.
PB88-249768
NTIS Price
A02
Identifying No.
IWS-131-13
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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