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Document ID (ISN)71930
CIS number 98-1637
Year 1997
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.97-150
Title Control of health and safety hazards in commercial drycleaners - Chemical exposures, fire hazards and ergonomic risk factors
Bibliographic information National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Publications Dissemination, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Dec. 1997. xi, 75p. Illus. 94 ref.
Abstract Topics: cancer; tetrachloroethylene; hydrofluoric acid; trichloroethylene; determination in air; dry cleaning; ergonomic evaluation; ergonomics; exposure evaluation; fire protection; flammable substances; harmful substances; health engineering; ketones; limitation of exposure; local exhaust; machinery; occupational health survey; preventive maintenance; repetitive work; report; respirators; safety by design; solvent naphtha; solvents; USA; ventilation; work posture.
Descriptors (primary) harmful substances; dry cleaning; fire protection; health engineering; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) solvent naphtha; safety by design; USA; report; ketones; trichloroethylene; tetrachloroethylene; hydrofluoric acid; flammable substances; repetitive work; work posture; machinery; solvents; cancer; limitation of exposure; ventilation; exposure evaluation; occupational health survey; preventive maintenance; respirators; ergonomic evaluation; determination in air; local exhaust
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Laundries and dry cleaning
Fires
Ergonomics