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Accession Number PB2013-107062
Title In-Depth Survey Report: Process Evaluation at Kraft Atlantic, Inc.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 41p
Personal Author A. Garcia B. D. Curwin D. R. Hammond D. V. L. Hirst
Abstract Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducted an engineering control evaluation at Kraft Atlantic, a producer that manufactures food flavorings and gelatin, to evaluate their manufacturing processes regarding potential exposure to diacetyl and other food-related flavorings; document the effectiveness of existing exposure control techniques; and identify areas where engineering controls may need to be developed or improved. A separate NIOSH team of industrial hygienists conducted an exposure assessment at this facility. Personal sampling and ventilation assessment were conducted to evaluate potential risks during various tasks monitored during the engineering control survey.
Keywords Diacetyl
Environmental exposure
Food processing industry
Food related flavorings
Health surveys
Industrial hygiene
Kraft Atlantic Incorporated
Occupational Safety and health

Source Agency National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
68G - Environmental Health & Safety
98H - Food Technology
Corporate Author National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH. Engineering and Physical Hazards Branch.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1315
Contract Number N/A

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