Job Task Name

Inhale mists of microbially contaminated, water-based metalworking fluids

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Occupational asthma and hypersensitivity pneumonitis from metalworking fluids (MWF); Recycled metalworking fluids contain biocides and are contaminated with bacteria and fungi.

Job Task Category

Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal

Reference Link

The spectrum of respiratory disease associated with exposure to metal working fluids

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