Level and distribution of employee exposures to total and respirable wood dust in two Canadian sawmills.

@article{Teschke1994LevelAD,
  title={Level and distribution of employee exposures to total and respirable wood dust in two Canadian sawmills.},
  author={Kay Teschke and Clyde Hertzman and Brenda J Morrison},
  journal={American Industrial Hygiene Association journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={245-50}
}
Personal respirable (N = 230) and total (N = 237) dust measurements were made in two coastal British Columbia sawmills using a sampling strategy that randomly selected workers from all jobs in the mills over two seasons. Information about job title, department, season, weather conditions, location of the job relative to wood-cutting machines, and control measures also was collected at the time of sampling. Only 16 respirable wood dust samples were above the detection limit of 0.08 mg/m3; all 16… CONTINUE READING

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