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Occupational Health Study of the Asbestos Products Industry in the United States.

Authors
Cralley-L; Ayer-H; Enterline-P; Henschel-A; Lainhart-W
Source
Division of Occupational Health, 1964:8 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00118141
Abstract
The plan of a Public Health Service comprehensive study of the asbestos (1332214) products manufacturing industry in the United States is described. The scope of the study, designed to obtain information on the effects of exposure to the major types of asbestos used in the Unites States, is detailed. The research methodology, involving on site exposure sampling and medical studies is discussed. The author notes that the ongoing epidemiological study of workers in the asbestos products manufacturing industry will require observations covering 20 to 30 years of exposure experience.
Keywords
Asbestos-industry; Industrial-processes; Medical-research; Health-surveys; Asbestos-dusts; Epidemiology; Analytical-methods; Medical-screening;
CAS No.
1332-21-4;
Publication Date
19640101
Fiscal Year
1964
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-214759
NTIS Price
A02
Source Name
Division of Occupational Health, Department of H. E. W., 8 pages, 14 references
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