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Document ID (ISN)44076
CIS number 85-1149
ISSN - Serial title 0705-9388 - Occupational Health in Ontario
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Collinson J.G., Rajhans G.S.
Title Automotive body repair shop hazards
Bibliographic information Oct. 1984, Vol.5, No.4, p.156-171. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract Five auto body shops in Ontario were surveyed to determine the degree of hazard associated with the use of isocyanate-containing paints and hardeners. Free isocyanate levels ranged from <0.001ppm to 0.003ppm. However, the combined exposure to monomeric and polymeric forms of isocyanates in paints could reach levels >0.005ppm. Suggestions are made regarding other hazards (noise, solvents, pigments, body fillers), exhaust ventilation and personal respiratory protection.
Descriptors (primary) isocyanates; coachwork; vehicle repair and servicing; paint spraying
Descriptors (secondary) small enterprises; Canada; noise; hexamethylene diisocyanate; respirators; pigments; organic solvents; ventilation; isophorone diisocyanate
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Surface treatment
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds
Road transportation