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Document ID (ISN)77956
CIS number 02-334
Year 2001
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2001-113
Title Health hazard evaluations: Issues related to occupational exposure to lead - 1994 to 1999
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Mar. 2001. vi, 18p. 13 ref.
Abstract The Health Hazards and Technical Assistance (HETA) programme responds to requests from employers, employees, employee representatives and governmental agencies for a Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) of the workplace to determine if chemical, physical, biological or other agents are hazardous to workers. This document presents summaries of 31 HHEs related to lead that were completed between 1994 and 1999. The HHE requests originated from a variety of workplaces, including secondary lead smelters, battery manufacturers, structural steel painting sites, shipyards, and firing ranges.
Descriptors (primary) public OSH institutions; USA; labour inspection; exposure evaluation; lead and compounds
Descriptors (secondary) lead; fluorescent tubes; fired pressure vessels; painting; radiology; structural steel work; electronics industry; battery and dry cell manufacture; smelting plants; ammunition
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Lead and compounds
Exposure evaluation
Labour inspection
Electronics industry