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Health hazard evaluation report: HETA-97-0185-2675, McGregor Loudspeaker Manufacturing Company, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HETA 97-0185-2675, 1998 Feb; :1-32
On July 14-16, 1997, investigators from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducted a site visit at the McGregor Loudspeaker Manufacturing Company (MLM) in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. The site visit was conducted in response to a management request for a health hazard evaluation (HHE) that asked NIOSH to determine if exposures to contaminants in the manufacturing area may be related to health problems; specifically sinus infections, sinus congestion and headaches, reported by some employees.
Region-5; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Health-hazard-evaluation; Manufacturing; Industrial-hygiene; Air-sampling; Exposures; Sinus-infections; Headaches; Methyl-ethyl-ketone; Toluene; Methylene-chloride; Hexane; Tetrahydrofuran; Acetone; Hydroxyalkyl-methacrylate; Author Keywords: Household Audio and Video Equipment; Automotive Loudspeaker Manufacturing; acetone; tetrahydrofuran; methyl ethyl ketone; hydroxyalkyl methacrylate; toluene; hexane; methylene chloride; sinus irritation; sinusitis; surface contamination
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