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Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance Report No. TA-76-77, Western Forge Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado.


PB82198136

Publication Date 1976
Personal Author Gunter, B. J.
Page Count 10
Abstract On June 18, 1976, a request was submitted to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) by Mr. Bob Nass, Safety Engineer, Western Forge Corp., Colorado Springs, CO. Mr. Nass requested technical assistnce for evaluating perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene, hexavalent chromium, toluene, methylene chloride, isobutyl acetate, acetone, MEK, and asbestos in the workplace. All these substances are used in the production of various automotive tools such as screwdrivers, pliers, torque wrenches, and so forth. The Region VIII Industrial Hygienist visited the plant on June 25 and August 6, 1975 and conducted sampling for all of the above substances.
Keywords
  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Tools
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Chromium
  • Toluene
  • Chloromethanes
  • Acetone
  • Asbestos
  • Methyl ethyl ketone
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Ethylene/chloro
  • Acetic acid/(isobutyl-ester)
Source Agency
  • Centers for Disease Control Bureau of Laboratories
  • 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 National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 198216
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance Report No. TA-76-77, Western Forge Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance Report No. TA-76-77, Western Forge Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
PB82198136

  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Tools
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Chromium
  • Toluene
  • Chloromethanes
  • Acetone
  • Asbestos
  • Methyl ethyl ketone
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Ethylene/chloro
  • Acetic acid/(isobutyl-ester)
  • Centers for Disease Control Bureau of Laboratories
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 57Y - Toxicology
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
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