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Results of sampling at American Asbestos Textile Company, Meredith, New Hampshire.

Authors
Oster-CV
Source
NIOSH 1971 Jun; :1-4
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00105833
Abstract
Worker exposures to asbestos (1332214) were surveyed at American Asbestos Textile Company (SIC-3292) in Meredith, New Hampshire, during October 1970. Sixty three out of the 75 samples analyzed exceeded the threshold limit value of 5 fibers per milliliter greater than 5 microns in length. The range of asbestos fiber concentrations in the fiber preparation, carding, spinning, twisting, winding, weaving, and rope, wick, braid and cord areas were 7.4 to 40.9, 7.0 to 35.0, 3.7 to 21.6, 5.3 to 31.1, 1.6 to 17.7, 1.8 to 31.1 and 1.4 to 5.4 fiber per cubic centimeter greater than 5 microns (f/cc), respectively. In miscellaneous areas of the facility, concentrations ranged from 22.7 to 37.0f/cc.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-32-15c; Region-1; Textiles; Asbestos-dust; Dust-exposure; Health-survey; Air-sampling; Standards; Dust-analysis; Worker-health
CAS No.
1332-21-4
Publication Date
19710601
Document Type
Field Studies; Industry Wide
Fiscal Year
1971
NTIS Accession No.
PB82-100652
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
IWS-32-15c
NIOSH Division
DFSCI
SIC Code
3292
Source Name
Environmental Investigations Branch Division of Field Studies and Clinical Investigations National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Cincinnati, Ohio
State
NH; OH
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