|Document ID (ISN)||57464|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.91-116
||NIOSH Alert - Request for assistance in preventing lead poisoning in construction workers
||National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, Aug. 1991. 21p. Illus. 54 ref.
||This NIOSH Alert requests assistance in preventing the lead poisoning of workers engaged in the maintenance, repainting or demolition of bridges or other steel structures coated with lead-containing paints. Six case reports of lead poisoning are described. NIOSH recommendations for reducing lead exposure include: air monitoring; engineering controls; adequate personal hygiene practices; use of warning signs; personal protective equipment; medical surveillance; appropriate training.
||USA; construction industry; lead
||poisoning; case study; paints; personal hygiene; data sheet; respirators; health hazards; medical supervision; limitation of exposure
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
Construction industry and civil engineering
Lead and compounds