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Fibrous Glass Dust and Industrial Hygiene Survey.
NIOSH 1973 Jan:41 pages
Report of a fibrous glass dust and industrial hygiene survey conducted by NIOSH in the General Electric Appliance Park (SIC- 3631), Louisville, Kentucky. Nine personal samples were taken for evaluation of asbestos, fibrous glass and free silica (7631869) exposures in the course of two days. Topics include description of the plant and medical program, personal protection and safety program, description of sampled processes, sampling evaluation procedures and results, noise level measurements, ventilation measurements, conclusions and recommendations. Chemicals involved include 1,1,2-trichloroethane (79005), 1,2,2-trifluoroethane, styrene (100425), and petroleum naphtha.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-35-12; Region-4; Fiberglass-industry; Dust-inhalation; Fibrous-dusts; Workplace-studies; Ventilation-systems; Fluorocarbons; Fluorinated-hydrocarbons;
7631-86-9; 79-00-5; 100-42-5;
NTIS Accession No.
Division of Field Studies and Clinical Investigations, NIOSH, Rockville, Maryland, 41 pages, 8 references
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division