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Portable instruments for measuring multiple airborne metals: future NIOSH analytical methods?
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, June 1-6, 2002, San Diego, California. Forum 205, Fairfax, VA: American Industrial Hygiene Association, 2002 Jun; :1-29
Among currently available technologies, XRF spectrometry with a battery powered X-ray tube has the strongest potential to be a viable field portable screening technology for measuring multiple airborne metals.
Airborne-particles; Metal-industry-workers; Metal-workers; Metals; Nickel-compounds; Chromium-compounds; Zinc-compounds; Sampling; Occupational-exposure; Airborne-dusts; Dust-particles; Copper-compounds; Manganese-compounds; Iron-compounds; Lead-compounds; Cadmium-compounds; Liver-damage; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Cancer; Kidney-damage; Central-nervous-system-disorders
7440-02-0; 7440-43-9; 7440-47-3; 7440-50-8; 7439-96-5; 7439-92-1; 7439-89-6
Research Tools and Approaches: Exposure Assessment Methods
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, June 1-6, 2002, San Diego, California
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