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Dust sampling results at a sandblasting yard using Stan-Blast in the New Orleans region: a preliminary report.

Authors
Samimi-B; Weill-H; Ziskind-M
Source
Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases Section, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1975:1-11
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00036278
Abstract
A preliminary report is presented of a survey carried out at a sandblasting yard in the New Orleans region on November 13, 1973. Of the four sandblasters working in the yard blasting the exterior of a large boat, two wore regular non-air-supplied hoods, but nine wore a respirator under the hood. Concentration of stan-blast dust in the air in various hood conditions and also in ambient air of blasting site is given as are also mass and concentration of various size categories of stan-blast dust collected by Andersen Multistage Non-Viable Samplers at the blasting area.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Abrasive-blasting; Dust-control; Personal-protective-equipment; Lung-disorders; Sampling-methods; Dust-sampling; Respiratory-protection; Safety-measures
Contact
Medicine Tulane University 1430 Tulane Avenue New Orleans, LA 70112
Publication Date
19750101
Document Type
Final Grant Report
Funding Amount
177847
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-00387
NIOSH Division
OEP
Priority Area
Pulmonary-system-disorders
Source Name
Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases Section, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, R01-OH-00387, 11 pages
State
LA
Performing Organization
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
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