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Results of air samples at H.K. Porter, Huntington, Indiana.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Consumer Protection and Environmental Health Service, Environmental Control Administration, Bureau of Occupational Safety and Health, 1969 Dec; :1-3
Air sampling for asbestos (1332214) dust was performed at the H.K. Porter Company (SIC-3292) in Huntington, Indiana, on September 30 and October 1, 1969. General air samples collected with an impinger contained 0.11 to 2.00 million particles per cubic foot (mppcf) of asbestos dust at the cutting and drilling area. Impinger breathing zone samples ranged from 0.20 to 0.91mppcf. General air samples collected with a membrane filter contained 0.13 to 0.48 fibers greater than 5 microns in length per cubic centimeter (f/cc), while membrane filter samples for personal breathing areas ranged from 0.03 to 0.72f/cc.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-32-37d; Region-5; Asbestos-products; Air-sampling; Asbestos-dust; Workplace-studies; Air-quality-measurement
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