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ID#:9748
Description:Man working in storage battery manufacturing. Original caption, “Local exhaust – plate operation. Plate pouring for entry to drying ovens in a lead storage battery manufacturing plant. Exhaust – 4” static pressure on pipe within 12” of enlargement of duct. Note smoke. Note air line respirators. Note foot stand for operator.”
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:1937
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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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