Assessment of Fine Particulate Matter and Gaseous Pollutants in Workplace Atmosphere of Metallic Industry

Şahin, Ülkü; Kurutaş, Birgül
October 2012
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Oct2012, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p898
Academic Journal
In the present study, we measured the concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM), carbon dioxide (CO), carbon monoxide (CO) and volatile organic carbon (VOC) in the indoor air of the manufacturing department of a metal factory. The daily average PM concentration ranged between 86.3 and 404.9 μg/m. The isolation of the manufacturing machines reduced. PM concentration between 2.5 and 8.8 fold. At the seven measurement points, daily concentrations ranged from 576.7 to 623.4 ppm for CO, 0.8 to 15.8 ppm for CO, and 0 to 0.58 ppm for VOC, respectively.


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