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Document ID (ISN)106564
CIS number 07-660
Year 2006
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2006-149
Title Preventing asthma and death from MDI exposure during spray-on truck bed liner and related applications
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Sep. 2006. 35p. Illus. 57 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Contents of these recommendations for preventing asthma and other respiratory diseases during polyurethane spray-on applications: description of the polyurethane spray-on truck bed lining process; spray applications other than truck bed lining; health effects of isocyanates (lung injury, respiratory sensitization, cancer); current exposure limits; workplace exposure assessments; case reports of isocyanate-induced asthma and other respiratory diseases investigated by NIOSH; recommendations aimed at shop owners and suppliers of chemicals; future research. These recommendations are also summarized on a detachable sheet for display on a notice board. Appendices include: properties and chemical structure of isocyanates; spray enclosure and ventilation design considerations; supplied-air respirators and elements of a respiratory protection programme; surveillance guidelines for work-related asthma.
Descriptors (primary) diphenylmethane diisocyanate; USA; coachwork; spray coating; vehicle repair and servicing; asthma
Descriptors (secondary) case study; isocyanates; respiratory diseases; spray booths; sensitization; exposure evaluation; respirators; fatalities; medical supervision; ventilation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Surface treatment
Road transportation
Cyano compounds
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry