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Results of U.S.P.H.S. air samples at Raybestos Manhattan, Manheim, Pennsylvania.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Health Services and Mental Health Administration, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, IWS 32-21b, 1970 Dec; :1-6
Asbestos (1332214) exposures at the Raybestos Manhattan Company (SIC- 3292) in Manheim, Pennsylvania, were surveyed by the United States Public Health Service during December, 1970. Only fiber sizes greater than 5 microns were counted. Atmospheric fiber concentrations produced during textile operations ranged from 0.2 fibers per cubic centimeter (f/cc) near the yarn collector to 16.2f/cc near the wheelabrator operator. Friction operations produced asbestos fiber concentrations up to 14.2f/cc near one drill press operator. Fiber concentrations in the air near packing operations ranged from 0.1 to 18.9f/cc.
NIOSH-Author; IWS-32-21b; NIOSH-Survey; Region-3; Air-sampling; Asbestos-dust; Fibrous-bodies; Dust-exposure; Field-Study; Physical-properties; Sampling-methods; Industrial-hygiene; Dust-analysis
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