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U.S.P.H.S. Survey at National Gypsum Company, New Orleans, Louisiana.
NIOSH 1972 Mar:4 pages
Personal air sampling for asbestos (1332214) dust was conducted by the United States Public Health Service at the National Gypsum Company (SIC-3275) in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 19 and 20, 1970. Samples contained up to 7.6 fibers greater than 5 microns length per milliliter near one asbestos mixing operation. The author recommends additional sampling in the mixing operations area to determine if corrective industrial hygiene measures are warranted.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-32-39b; Region-6; Air-sampling; Asbestos-dust; Fibrous-bodies; Dust-exposure; Health-survey; Industrial-hygiene; Safety-measures; Dust-analysis;
Industrial Hygiene Section, Industry-wide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 4 pages
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