Preliminary Survey Report, Didier Taylor Refractories Corporation Plant, Newtown, Ohio, Report No. CT-110-12A.
NIOSH 1981 Oct:3 pages
An on site visit was made to the Didier Taylor Refractories Corporation located in Newtown, Ohio for the purpose of evaluating control methods instituted to protect workers from hazardous conditions. Raw materials were received at this location in bags and canisters. The bags were opened in an area with dual pull exhaust ventilation from two sides. Several St. Regis single spout packers with local exhaust systems were also used at this facility. All exhaust ducts connected to a large Kirk and Blum dry bag collector located adjacent to the building. Some molding and casting work was done at this facility, but no particularly significant health hazard controls were noted for this process. The product line included bricks, patches, ramming mixes, cements, castables, plastics, and miscellaneous items. Plaster of paris and thermo setting plastics were used as mold materials. Slip mixes involved a wide range of chemical compounds. Plans have been made to conduct a walk through preliminary type survey of this location at a later date. An in depth assessment of portions of this facility and operations may be decided upon at that time.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; Region-5; CT-110-12A; Ceramics-industry; Refractories; Control-technology; Plastics-industry;
Field Studies; Control Technology
NTIS Accession No.
Control Technology and Personal Protective Equipment; Research Tools and Approaches; Control-technology;
Engineering Control Technology Branch, Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. CT-110-12A, 3 pages