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HHE report HHE-72-24-12, Filtering Materials Corporation, Richmond, California.

Authors
Okawa-MT
Source
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HHE 72-24-12, 1972 Jun; :1-5
NIOSHTIC No.
00027222
Abstract
Environmental survey of asbestos (1332214) dust levels reveals levels of 0.04 to 3.78 fibers per cubic centimeter, within the standard of 5.0 fibers per cubic centimeter. Recommendations to insure maintenance of a safe environment include use of respirators and improved housekeeping in areas where diatomaceous earth is handled, confinement of fiberizer operation to one area with local exhaust ventilation, use of respirators and protective clothing in fiberizer area, institution of a medical surveillance program, improved housekeeping, and installation of vacuums for cleaning workers clothes before leaving the plant.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-72-24-12; Region-9; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Environmental-contaminants; Personal-protective-equipment; Dust-control; Industrial-hygiene; Fibrous-dusts; Author Keywords: asbestos dust
CAS No.
1332-21-4
Publication Date
19720601
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1972
NTIS Accession No.
PB-229155
NTIS Price
A01
Identifying No.
HHE-72-24-12
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS; DTS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
CA; OH
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