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ID#:9516
Description:This 1950 photograph was provided by the Center for Disease Control's (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The image depicted the interior of the Rock of Ages stone quarry in Vermont. Visible in the photograph were two men in a “bucket” overlooking the quarry. Workers can be exposed to potential respiratory health hazards as well as other physical injuries when working in the stone cutting and quarrying industries.
The NIOSH Historic Photo Collection began as the “picture file” of the Industrial Hygiene Division of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), c. 1930-1960. It is a unique collection of mid-20th Century images of American workers and workplaces and documents occupational safety and health research of that era. The collection consists of approximately 1,000 original photographs and schematic drawings.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Barbara Jenkins, NIOSH
Creation Date:1950
Photo Credit:Unknown
Links:United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
CDC – Nat. Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) – About NIOSH
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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.

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