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Cadmium Exposure* - Industry Profile (Subcategory) OSHA IMIS Cadmium Personal Sampling Data (2004-2009)

Industry Type Subcategory # Companies Personal Sampling Conducted # Companies with Confirmed Air Concentrations of Cadmium # Companies where Personal Samples may exceed the PEL
Utilities Electric Power Generation 7 1 0
Construction Nonresidential Building 24 5 0
  Highway, Street, & Bridge 36 8 4
  Foundation, Structure, & Building Exterior Contractors 21 1 0
  Building Equipment Contractors 10 2 2
  Building Finishing Contractors 46 15 3
  Other Specialty Trade Contractors 48 9 4
Manufacturing Basic Chemical 6 1 1
  Resin, Synthetic Rubber, & Artificial Fibers and Filaments 3 1 0
  Other Chemical 10 1 1
  Plastics Product 22 1 0
  Clay Products and Refractory 7 2 1
  Glass & Glass Products 11 4 2
  Nonmetallic Mineral Products 6 2 2
  Iron & Steel Mills 21 2 0
  Aluminum Product & Processing 14 1 0
  Nonferrous Metal Product & Processing 48 16 8
  Foundries 200 28 7
  Forging & Stamping 32 1 0
  Cutlery & Handtool 9 1 1
  Architectural and Structural Metals 221 2 1
  Boiler, Tank & Shipping Container 53 3 1
  Spring & Wire Product 20 3 3
  Machine Shops 29 1 0
  Coating, Engraving & Heat Treating 92 12 6
  Other Fabricated Metal 151 2 0
  Semiconductor & Other Electronic Component 28 1 1
  Electrical Equipment, Appliance & Component Mfg. 38 8 5
  Motor Vehicle Body & Trailer 46 1 1
  Aerospace Product & Parts 23 1 0
  Railroad Rolling Stock 15 3 3
  Ship & Boat Building 29 2 1
  Other Transportation Equipment 10 1 1
  Miscellaneous Mfg 44 1 1
Wholesale Trade Motor Vehicle & MV Parts & Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 10 1 0
  Metal & Mineral Merchant Wholesalers 7 1 1
  Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers 104 21 8
Transportation & Warehousing Inland Water Transportation 3 1 0
  Support Activities for Air Transportation 4 2 2
  Support Activities for Rail Transportation 7 2 0
  Support Activities for Water Transportation 15 5 3
Information Sound Recording Industries 1 1 1
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services Other Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 3 2 1
Administrative & Support & Waste Management & Remediation Services Employment Services 2 1 0
  Business Support Services 3 2 1
  Waste Treatment & Disposal 11 3 2
  Remediation & Other Waste Management Services 19 5 3
Other Services Automotive Repair & Maintenance 23 2 1
  Machinery & Equipment Repair & Maintenance 16 1 1
  Other Personal Services 2 1 1
Public Administration Justice, Public Order & Safety Activities 7 3 1
  National Security & International Affairs 7 3 2

*This list represents only industries where an OSHA inspection involving cadmium sampling was conducted and the samples submitted to the Salt Lake Technical Center Laboratory. Cadmium exposure may also occur in other industry sectors and businesses.

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