ID#: 9723
Man who is a railroad car unloader shovels quartz into a wheelbarrow at a West Virginia pottery factory, while a USPHS investigator collects dust samples in his breathing zone with an impringer. Published in USPHS Public Health Bulletin No. 244, 1939, Silicosis and Lead Poisoning Among Pottery Workers, as “Figure 6. Careful Shoveling While Unloading Finely Ground Quartz From Railroad Car. Note the Impinger Being Used to Collect an Atmospheric Dust Sample”.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Barbara Jenkins, NIOSH
Creation Date: 1936
Photo Credit: U.S. Public Health Service
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