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Analysis of Personal Samples at Johns-Manville, Long Beach, California.
NIOSH 1971 Jun:4 pages
Worker exposures to asbestos (1332214) were surveyed in May and June, 1970, at Johns-Manville Corporation (SIC-3292) in Long Beach, California. In the asbestos cement pipe facility, asbestos concentrations in personal air samples ranged from 0.0 to 2.1 fibers greater than 5 microns per cubic centimeter (f/cc). Asbestos concentrations in personal air samples from the insulation area ranged from 0.1 to 1.9f/cc. All samples were below the 1970 threshold limit value of 5 fibers greater than 5 microns in length per milliliter.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-32-44; Region-9; Asbestos-dust; Dust-exposure; Health-survey; Worker-health; Dust-analysis; Air-sampling; Insulation-workers; Standards;
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
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division