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Walk-through Survey Report at Drexel Heritage Furnishings, Inc., Drexel, North Carolina 28619.


PB82152299

Publication Date 1979
Personal Author Matanoski, G. M.; Lees, P. S. J.; O'Toole, J. H.
Page Count 27
Abstract Worker exposure to paint materials were studied at Drexel Heritage Furnishing, Incorporated (SIC-2512) in Drexel, North Carolina, from July 31 to August 1, 1978. The company was under consideration for inclusion in a NIOSH study of the health effects of occupational paint materials exposure. Approximately 1,000 of the employees at the facility were assigned to the finishing operations surveyed. Medical services were furnished by one nurse in each complex. Personnel records provided demographic information and department assignments. Numerous types of wood stains, thinners, solvent, sealers, lacquers, printing inks, and fillers and glazes were used. Exposure control methods at the facility were representative of the furniture industry in general. The authors recommend that the Drexel Heritage facility by included in the NIOSH paint hazard survey.
Keywords
  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Paints
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Solvents
  • Lacquers
  • Sealers
  • Printing ink
  • Glazes
  • Fillers
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • SIC-2512
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 57Y - Toxicology
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
Corporate Authors Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD.; National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 198209
Contract Number
  • PHS-NIOSH-210-77-0096
Walk-through Survey Report at Drexel Heritage Furnishings, Inc., Drexel, North Carolina 28619.
Walk-through Survey Report at Drexel Heritage Furnishings, Inc., Drexel, North Carolina 28619.
PB82152299

  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Paints
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Solvents
  • Lacquers
  • Sealers
  • Printing ink
  • Glazes
  • Fillers
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • SIC-2512
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 57Y - Toxicology
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • PHS-NIOSH-210-77-0096
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