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Industrial Hygiene of Raybestos-Manhattan Asbestos Textile Plant, North Charleston, South Carolina.

Authors
Curtis-RA
Source
NIOSH 1974 Jan; :1-8
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00105097
Abstract
Asbestos (1332214) and noise exposures at Raybestos-Manhattan Asbestos Textile Company (SIC-3292) in North Charleston, South Carolina, were surveyed on January 15 to 17, 1974. Personal air samples were collected on millipore filters and were analyzed by phase contrast microscopy. Average exposures in the yarn forming, spinning, weaving and cloth cleaning areas were 0.3 to 2.0, 0.50 to centimeter. The greatest noise level was 93 decibels in the weaving area. Tabulated data on individual measurements is provided.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-32-24e; Region-4; Asbestos-products; Workplace-studies; Air-sampling; Textile-mills; Airborne-dusts; Noise-pollution
CAS No.
1332-21-4
Publication Date
19740117
Document Type
Field Studies; Industry Wide
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
PB81-241788
NTIS Price
A02
Identifying No.
IWS-32-24e
NIOSH Division
DFSCI
SIC Code
3292
Source Name
Environmental Investigations Branch, Division of Field Studies and Clinical Investigations, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 8 pages, references
State
SC; OH
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