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Description:This 1997 photograph shows hand-mixed gunpowder and fireworks drying in the open sun at a traditional family-operated fireworks manufacturing shop in Tultepec, Mexico.
This is part of a series of images, (see PHIL ID#’s: 6790 - 6795), that were taken during a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) assisted study, which investigated the health effects of heavy metal exposure among workers of this Mexican fireworks shop.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/NIOSH
Creation Date:1997
Photo Credit:Aaron L Sussell
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.