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ID#:9656
Description:Workers underground at the Queens Midtown Tunnel construction site, New York City. Original caption: “N.Y.C. Tunnel Authority. South Tunnel – Queens Midtown. Drilling face, top center pocket, shield in position for Ring No. 411. Air pressure 25 lbs.” Giant iron rings lined most of the tunnel. Negative number ST (South Tunnel) 2013, dated 2-8-39.
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:1939
Photo Credit:N.Y.C. Tunnel Authority
Links:United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Social Sciences
Government
Government Agencies
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
United States Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Biological Sciences
Environment and Public Health
Public Health
Accidents
Accident Prevention
Safety
Safety Management
Accidents, Occupational
Environmental Pollution
Environmental Exposure
Occupational Exposure
Maximum Allowable Concentration
Threshold Limit Values
Noise
Noise, Occupational
Waste Products
Industrial Waste
Health Occupations
Medicine
Specialties, Medical
Preventive Medicine
Occupational Medicine
Chemicals and Drugs
Chemical Actions and Uses
Toxic Actions
Environmental Pollutants
Air Pollutants
Air Pollutants, Environmental
Air Pollutants, Occupational
Industrial Waste
Diseases
Disorders of Environmental Origin
Occupational Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases
Geographic Locations
Geographic Locations
Americas
North America
United States
Appalachian Region
New York
Great Lakes Region
New York
New York City
Mid-Atlantic Region
New York
New York City
Health Care
Health Care Economics and Organizations
Organizations
Government Agencies
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
United States Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Population Characteristics
Health
Occupational Health
Technology and Food and Beverages
Technology, Industry, and Agriculture
Manufactured Materials
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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