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NORA Manufacturing Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 5.0: Reduce the number of respiratory conditions and diseases due to exposures in the manufacturing sector.

Projects for Goal 5.0

Project Title % Attributed to Manufacturing
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in Control Technology 50%
Dustiness of Nanomaterials 100%
Tungsten Oxide Fiber Dissolution in Artificial Lung Fluids 100%
Exposure Assessment by Exhaled Breath/Physiological Sampling 50%
Control of Carbon Monoxide on Houseboats and Marine Vessels 50%
Mineral Dust-Induced Gene (MDIG) & Occupational Lung Disease 50%
Control of Styrene Exposure in Boat Manufacturing 100%
Medical Monitoring for Workers Using Isocyanates 100%
Development of New Research Initiatives in Occupational Health 72%
Fernald Mortality Update 100%
Fernald Mortality Update 100%
Inhalation Facility Support 75%
Revised REL for Glutaraldehyde 50%
Risk Assessment Methods for Particles and Fibers 50%
Health Effects of Asphalt Exposure: Development of a REL 100%
Beryllium Disease Surveillance/Research 100%
Technical Support/Occupational Respiratory Disease Research 100%
Validation Studies in Occupational Immunotoxicology 50%
Analytical Method Development for Emerging Problems 50%
Development of Epidemiologic Research Methods 50%
Microscopic Analysis in Experimental Pathology 50%
Computational Studies of Mineral Dust Properties 75%
Nanoparticles: Lung Dosimetry and Risk Assessment 50%
Nanotechnology Field Evaluations 100%
Bioavailability Estimates and Health Outcomes 100%
Dermal Exposure and Sensitization Risk 100%
Long-Term Efficacy of a Preventive Program 100%
Core and Research-to-Practice Coordination 100%
Effect of Stainless Steel Welding Fume Particulate on Lung Immunity in Mice 50%
Validation of appropriate wood dust sampling and analysis procedures 75%
Welding fume metals exposure matrix determination 75%
Determination of diameter distribution for carbon nanotubes by Raman Spectroscopy 100%
Particle size-distribution and lead content in aerosol exposures from metal processing facilities 100%
Neurotoxicity After Pulmonary Exposure to Welding Fumes Containing Manganese 50%
Differential Toxicity of Beryllium Materials 100%
Inform. Campaign to Prevent Flavoring-Induced Lung Disease 100%
Ultrafine TiO2 Surface and Mass Concentration Analysis 50%
Nanoaerosol Surface Area Measurement Methods 100%
International Standard for ICP-MS Multielemental Trace Analysis 50%
Real-time Instrument for Nanoaerosol Exposure Measurement 100%
Occupational exposures and potential neurological risks 60%
Lung Effects of Resistance Spot Welding Using Adhesives 75%
Pathophysiology of Popcorn Workers' Lung 100%
Exposures and Engineering Controls in the Flavoring Industry 100%
Diacetyl Exposure Assessment Research Study 100%
Evaluation of Diacetyl Sampling Methods 100%
Exposure Assessment Tools for Airborne Sensitizers 100%
Survey of Chemical Exposure in the Biodiesel Industry 100%
Protection Against Occupational Disease by Xenobiotic-Activated Receptors 100%
Genetic Fingerprint of Mouse Lung Cancer 75%
A Standard Method for Determining Airborne Nanoparticle Size 100%
Quality Assurance Techniques for Laboratory Liquid Aerosols 75%
Workplace Monitoring of Carbon Nanofibers/Nanotubes (NTRC) 100%
Occupation Exposures Sampling Strategies Manual Update 100%
Criteria Document: Diacetyl 100%
Criteria Document: Diacetyl 100%
Current Intelligence Bulletin: Carbon Nanotubes 100%
Flavorings Risk Assessment 100%
Preparation of Length-Classified Fibers for Toxicology Studies 50%
Potential Chemical Exposures in the Biodiesel Industry. 100%
Characterization of toluene diisocyanate exposure biomarkers 75%
Evaluation of Perfluoralkyl acids (PFAAs) immunotoxicity 75%
Vanadium Pentoxide – Motor Protein Interactions by 51V NMR Spectroscopy 100%
Interferent Effects on Organic Vapor Monitor Performance 50%
Interferent Effects on Organic Vapor Monitor Performance 50%
Calibration Methods for Direct Reading Aerosol Monitors 50%
Physiological Evaluation of Air Fed Ensembles 50%
International Conference on Wood Dust (PHP) 50%
Chemical Exposure Monitor With Indoor Positioning (CEMWIP) 100%
Chemical Exposure Monitor With Indoor Positioning (CEMWIP) 100%
Engineering Controls for Nanomaterial Handling (NTRC) 100%
Efficacy of NIOSH Method 0600 for Fine and Ultrafine Titanium Dioxide (NTRC) 100%
Carbon Nanotube Dosimetry Modeling for Risk Assessment 100%
Feasibility of Industry-wide studies of workers exposed to nano-tubes 100%
Nanotechnology 10M 100%
Early biomarkers for occupational silicosis 50%
021H: Endotoxin and Lung Cancer: Separating Healthy Worker Bias from Biologic Mechanism (9390) 100%
Workplace protection factors for respirators in nanomaterial workplaces (NTRC) 100%
Physiological Evaluation of Tight- and Loose-Fitting PAPRs, Funded under PanFlu CAN# 921ZJSM 50%
021H: t(14:18) Translocations in Dioxin Exposed Workers from Ufa (8976) 100%
021H: Measurement of Particle Sizes Associated with Airborne Viruses (9288) 50%
021H: CFD Investigation of Particle Inhalability in Low Windspeeds (9290) 100%

Extramural Projects for Goal 5.0

Project Title % Attributed to Manufacturing
021H: MWF Mycobacteria Antigens in Occupational Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (7364) 100%
021H: Isocyanate Skin and Air Exposure: Assessment and Control (9375) 100%