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AFSCME Health & Safety Fact Sheet: Diesel Exhaust

Diesel engines are used by an increasing number of automobiles, generators, light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles, and railroad locomotives. When diesel fuel burns in an engine, the resulting exhaust is made up of soot and gases which may contain thousands of different chemical substances.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-09-15 16:47:04
Description Diesel engines are used by an increasing number of automobiles, generators, light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles, and railroad locomotives. When diesel fuel burns in an engine, the resulting exhaust is made up of soot and gases which may contain thousands of different chemical substances.
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Source AFSCME
Keyword Worker safety, Mechanical, Diesel
Selector Stith
Date Of Record Creation 2009-09-15 16:43:59
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Date Last Modified 2009-09-15 16:47:04
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-09-15 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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