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Airborne hexamethylene diisocyanate and particulate matter exposures during fire/rescue vehicle ladder finishing operations.
Methner-MM; Achutan-C; Mazzuckelli-LF
J Occup Environ Hyg 2006 Mar; 3(3):D28-D32
In 2004, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a health hazard evaluation (HHE) request from the management of a steel ladder fabrication plant to evaluate employee exposures to hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) during spray painting operations. Management representatives were also concerned about exposures to particulate matter and crystalline silica during spray painting and sanding operations.
Case-studies; Particulates; Airborne-particles; Occupational-exposure; Employee-exposure; Spray-painting; Paint-spraying; Fire-fighting-equipment; Silicates; Silica-dusts; Airborne-dusts; Particulate-dust; Author Keywords: HETA 2004-0349-2970
Issue of Publication
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division