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Industrial Hygiene of Raybestos-Manhattan Asbestos Textile Plant, North Charleston, South Carolina.
NIOSH 1974 Jan; :1-8
Asbestos (1332214) and noise exposures at Raybestos-Manhattan Asbestos Textile Company (SIC-3292) in North Charleston, South Carolina, were surveyed on January 15 to 17, 1974. Personal air samples were collected on millipore filters and were analyzed by phase contrast microscopy. Average exposures in the yarn forming, spinning, weaving and cloth cleaning areas were 0.3 to 2.0, 0.50 to centimeter. The greatest noise level was 93 decibels in the weaving area. Tabulated data on individual measurements is provided.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-32-24e; Region-4; Asbestos-products; Workplace-studies; Air-sampling; Textile-mills; Airborne-dusts; Noise-pollution
Field Studies; Industry Wide
NTIS Accession No.
Environmental Investigations Branch, Division of Field Studies and Clinical Investigations, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 8 pages, references
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