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Document ID (ISN)44624
CIS number 85-1710
Year 1984
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.85-102
Author(s) Sheehy J.W., Mortimer V.D., Jones J.H., Spottswood S.E.
Title Control technology assessment: Metal plating and cleaning operations
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NIOSH, Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Robert A. Taft Laboratories, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, Dec. 1984. 106p. Illus. 71 ref.
Abstract A control technology assessment of electroplating and cleaning operations was conducted by the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Walk-through surveys were conducted at about 30 electroplating plants and 9 in-deph studies at 8 plants. Air sampling and ventilation data and other control information were collected for 64 plating and cleaning tanks. 31 of these were hard-chrome plating tanks, but cadmium, copper, nickel, silver and zinc plating tanks were also evaluated. Worker exposures were found to be controlled below existing and recommended standards.
Descriptors (primary) silver and compounds; cadmium and compounds; compliance with exposure limits; nickel and compounds; pickling; electroplating; exposure evaluation; chromium and compounds; zinc and compounds; copper and compounds
Descriptors (secondary) silver; nickel; copper; chromium; field tests; cadmium; zinc
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Inorganic substances
Surface treatment
Copper and compounds
Nickel and compounds
Cadmium and compounds