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NIOSH field effort to assess chemical exposure risks to gas and oil workers.
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-130, 2010 Jan; :1-4
The goals of this NIOSH field effort include: 1) identifying processes and activities where chemical exposures could occur; 2) characterizing potential exposures to vapors, gases, particulates and fumes (e.g., solvents, diesel particulate, crystalline silica, acids, metals, aldehydes, and possibly other chemicals identified during the study); 3) depending on results of the field effort, recommending safe work practices and/or proposing and evaluating exposure controls (to include engineering controls, substitution, and personal protective equipment).
Solvents; Diesel-emissions; Diesel-exhausts; Particulate-dust; Particulates; Work-practices; Engineering-controls; Personal-protective-equipment; Personal-protection; Protective-equipment; Silica-dusts; Aldehydes; Acids; Metal-dusts; Metal-fumes; Metals; Vapors; Fumes; Gases
Eric Esswein, NIOSH, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25226, Denver, CO, 80225
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-130
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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