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HHE Report HHE-72-27-21, Hoerner-Waldorf Corporation, Jefferson, Ohio.

Authors
Okawa-MT
Source
NIOSH 1972 Sep:9 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00027224
Abstract
Environmental surveys of the bailing, printing, and corrugation processes are conducted for airborne concentrations of asbestos (1332214) fibers. The asbestos count in the breathing zone of bailing operatives is found to be 2.1 fibers per cubic centimeter while the concentration in the general work area is 0.3 fibers per cubic centimeter. Recommendations include local exhaust ventilation for the printing machine workers, wearing of respirator whenever scrap asbestos is bailed, replacement of air hoses by vacuum cleaners, and management's strict adherence to the rules and regulations governing the use and control of asbestos.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-72-27-21; Region-5; Hazard-Confirmed; Dust-control; Asbestos-dust; Airborne-dusts; Environmental-contamination; Personal-protective-equipment; Fibrous-dusts; Mineral-dusts; Housekeeping; Ventilation-systems; Legislation; MAC; Dust-inhalation;
CAS No.
1332-21-4;
Publication Date
19720901
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1972
NTIS Accession No.
PB-229082
NTIS Price
A02
Identifying No.
HHE-72-27-21
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
Source Name
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, Report No. HHE-72-27-21, 9 pages
State
OH;
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