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Results of air samples at Fabco Industrial Insulation, Emeryville, California.
NIOSH 1968 Sep:4 pages
Worker exposures to asbestos (1332214) were surveyed in September, 1967, at Fabco Industrial Insulation (SIC-3296) in Emeryville, California. Impinger samples contained 0.4 to 12.2 million particles per cubic foot (mppcf) and membrane filter samples contained 0.0 to 31.3 asbestos fibers greater than 5 microns per cubic centimeter (f/cc). Several samples from the mixing, finishing, packing and hopper rooms contained asbestos concentrations in excess of the 1967 threshold limit value of 5mppcf as measured by impinger sampling or 12.0f/cc as measured by the membrane filter method.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-32-45a; Region-9; Insulation-workers; Insulation-industry; Air-sampling; Asbestos-dust; Dust-exposure; Health-surveys; Dust-analysis; Standards
Field Studies; Industry Wide
NTIS Accession No.
NIOSH, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Industry-Wide Studies Branch, U.S. Department of HEW, Cincinnati, Ohio, 4 pages
Page last reviewed: October 26, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division