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Clearing the air in foundries.
Safe Health 1999 Nov; 16(5):89
Foundries are one environment where the potential for hazardous airborne exposure is great. Without intervention, silica dust and fumes from various molten metals, such as lead, nickel, and chromium, can cause serious health problems.
Silica-dusts; Silicates; Silicosis; Air-contamination; Air-monitoring; Air-quality; Air-quality-measurement; Air-quality-monitoring; Airborne-dusts; Airborne-fibers; Airborne-particles; Foundries; Foundry-workers; Dust-exposure; Dust-control; Dust-suppression; Dust-particles; Dust-inhalation
7631-86-9; 7439-92-1; 7440-47-3; 7440-02-0
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Safety and Health
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