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NIOSH Testimony on Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite by J. D. Millar, April 26, 1991.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1991 Apr:3 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00203291
Abstract
This testimony contains the comments of NIOSH regarding the proposed rule on occupational exposure to asbestos (1332214), tremolite (14567738), anthophyllite (17068789), and actinolite (77536664). This testimony included a memorandum comparing NIOSH Method 7400 to OSHA Method ID 160, an evaluation of glove bag containment in asbestos removal, the limit of detection that was ascertained from the sampling strategies for three sets of samples, effectiveness of periodic cleaning of surfaces with a HEPA vacuum, an update on cancer mortality among chrysotile (12001295) asbestos miners, and the use of hand tools to remove built up roofing.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Testimony; Millar-J-D; Asbestos-fibers; Mining-industry; Cancer-rates; Mortality-surveys; Airborne-dusts; Mineral-dusts;
CAS No.
1332-21-4; 14567-73-8; 17068-78-9; 77536-66-4; 12001-29-5;
Publication Date
19910426
Document Type
Testimony;
Fiscal Year
1991
NTIS Accession No.
PB92-136043
NTIS Price
A01
Source Name
NIOSH, 3 pages
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