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Health hazard evaluation report: HETA-98-0152-2729, Wolfeboro Public Safety Building, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
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 98-0152-2729, 1999 Mar; :1-19
On March 17, 1998, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a Health Hazard Evaluation request (HHE) from the New Hampshire Department of Labor to conduct an evaluation of diesel exhaust exposure at the Wolfeboro Public Safety Building, in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. The request indicated that Fire and Police personnel were exposed to diesel exhaust from fire apparatus. Asthmatic bronchitis was listed as a health problem resulting from this exposure. On June 23, 1998, NIOSH investigators, accompanied by an industrial hygienist from the New Hampshire Bureau of Health Risk Assessment, conducted an industrial hygiene evaluation at the Wolfeboro Public Safety Building.
Health-hazard-evaluation; HETA; Respiratory-system-disorders; Indoor-air-pollution; Ventilation; Diesel-exhaust; Firefighters; Law-enforcement-personnel; Engineering-controls; Carbon; Nitrogen-dioxide; Indoor-environmental-quality; Author Keywords: Fire Protection; fire fighters; diesel; elemental carbon; nitrogen dioxide
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