NIOSH Oil Spill Worker Health Evaluation Interim Report #1

NIOSH Oil Spill Worker Health Evaluation Interim Report #1

On May 28, 2010, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) received a request from BP for a health hazard evaluation (HHE). The request asked NIOSH to evaluate potential exposures and health effects among workers involved in Deepwater Horizon Response activities. NIOSH sent an initial team of HHE investigators on June 2, 2010, followed by additional teams. To date, 14 HHE investigators have been on-scene; the investigation is continuing.

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This report (Interim Report #1) includes several discrete components of our investigation. For each, we provide background, describe our methods, report the findings, and provide conclusions and, where appropriate, interim recommendations.

The components included in this report are as follows:

  • 1A - Evaluation of May 26, 2010, Hospitalization of Seven Fishermen
  • 1B - Evaluation of June 4-5, 2010 M/V International Peace/MV Warrior Dispersant Mission

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