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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-45-150, Trimtex Division of William E. Wright Company, Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HHE 74-45-150, 1974 Oct; :1-5
Toxicity determinations based upon environmental measurements, work practices analysis, employee interviews, and literature reviews indicate that asbestos (1332214) dust is not toxic at the concentrations found in a plant engaged in braiding and spooling of asbestos and fiberglass yarns. Measured concentrations are well below approved limits, with no symptoms observed for asbestos exposure.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-74-45-150; Region-3; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Hazardous-materials; Toxic-substances; Fibrous-dusts; Respirable-dust; Air-contaminants; Mineral-dusts; Textiles; Author Keywords: asbestos; yarn
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