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Health hazard evaluation report: HETA-98-0050-2733, Meritor Automotive, Inc., Heath, Ohio.

Authors
Trout-D; Decker-J
Source
NIOSH, HETA 98-0050-2733, 1999 Apr; :1-20
NIOSHTIC No.
20000538
Abstract
In November 1997 the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH) received a request for a health hazard evaluation (HHE) from representatives of Meritor Automotive, Inc., the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 1037, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1206. The request concerned potential health hazards related to exposure to metalworking fluids (MWF) among employees at the Meritor facility in Heath, Ohio. In response to this request, NIOSH investigators conducted a site visit on February 10-11, 1998. Interim letters, reporting results of the industrial hygiene survey, were distributed to the company and union representatives in March and July, 1998.
Keywords
Health-hazard-evaluation; HETA; Machinists; Machining; Metalworking; Metalworking-fluids; Cutting-oils; Bacteria; Respiratory-irritants; Personal-protective-equipment; Fungi
Publication Date
19990401
Document Type
Field Studies; Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance
Fiscal Year
1999
NTIS Accession No.
PB99-167686
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
HETA-98-0050-2733
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
SIC Code
3714
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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