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Document ID (ISN)70136
CIS number 97-1984
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hands D., et al.
Title Comparison of metalworking fluid mist exposures from machining with different levels of machine enclosure
Bibliographic information Dec. 1996, Vol.57, No.12, p.1173-1178. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract Personal samples from automotive machining and grinding operations collected over six years were divided into three groups based on the type and extent of control measures: machining equipment with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) total enclosures and local exhaust ventilation; machining equipment with partial or retrofit enclosures and local exhaust ventilation; and equipment with little or no enclosure. Employees operating equipment with OEM enclosures had significantly lower exposures than the other groups. There was no difference between the exposures of operators of equipment with retrofit enclosures compared to operators without enclosures. OEM enclosures provide the most effective control of metalworking fluid mist exposure.
Descriptors (primary) oil mist; cutting fluids; machining; motor vehicle industry; enclosure; metalworking industry; health engineering
Descriptors (secondary) personal sampling; exposure evaluation; exhaust ventilation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Safety devices
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Metalworking industry