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Document ID (ISN)63042
CIS number 94-1648
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rocskay A.Z., Robins T.G., Echeverria D., Schork M.A., Seixas N.S., White R.F., Proctor S.P.
Title Estimation of cumulative exposures to naphtha at an automobile fuel-injector manufacturing plant
Bibliographic information Sep. 1993, Vol.54, No.9, p.480-487. Illus. 17 ref.
Abstract Estimates of cumulative exposure to naphtha were derived for workers at an automobile fuel-injector manufacturing plant. The approach to exposure estimation involved three aspects: a marked association between indoor naphtha air concentration and outdoor temperature was modelled and applied to detailed historical temperature data to calculate cumulative exposure estimates; the large number of investigator-generated air samples allowed the use of analysis of variance to compare alternative job-grouping schemes; the young age of the plant and few process changes allowed for historical exposure estimates with a high degree of confidence. The derived estimates of cumulative exposure appear to offer a firm basis for epidemiologic analysis of the relation of exposure to health.
Descriptors (primary) naphtha; motor vehicle industry; exposure evaluation; organic solvents
Descriptors (secondary) description of technique; epidemiologic study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Exposure evaluation