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Health hazard evaluation report: HETA-97-0292-2678, General Electric, Bridgeville Glass Plant, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.
Hall-RM; Page-E; Mattorano-D; Roegner-K
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 97-0292-2678, 1998 Mar; :1-18
On August 15, 1997, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a request for a health hazard evaluation (HHE) from the International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers. This request centered on a union concern that employees at General Electric - Bridgeville Glass Plant (GEBGP), Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, were exposed to hazardous concentrations of mercury (Hg) during glass tubing manufacturing and maintenance activities.
Region-3; Hazard-Confirmed; Health-hazard-evaluation; Glass-industry; Industrial-hygiene; Occupational-safety-and-health; Inspection; Occupational-diseases; Exposure-limits; Toxicity; Lead-poisoning; Cadmium; Mercury; Lead; Health-effects; Industrial-plants; Site-investigation; Air-sampling; Author Keywords: Pressed and Blown Glass and Glassware; mercury; urine mercury; central nervous system; renal system; kidneys; cullet; glass recycling; lead; cadmium
7440-43-9; 7439-97-6; 7439-92-1
Field Studies; Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance
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