Preliminary Industrial Hygiene Survey at Auto Brake Clinic, Cincinnati, Ohio.
NIOSH 1976 Aug:3 pages
Worker exposures to asbestos (1332214) were surveyed on August 8, 1976, at the Auto Brake Clinic (SIC-7539) in Cincinnati, Ohio. The company employed three workers. Personal breathing zone samples contained 0.16 to 1.82 fibers of asbestos greater than 5 microns per cubic centimeter (f/cc), and general area air samples contained 2.0 f/cc for an 8 hour time weighted average sample. The author notes that the potential does exist for hazardous exposure to asbestos, and recommends establishment of safe work practices.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; IWS-32-57; Region-5; Asbestos-dust; Dust-exposure; Health-surveys; Air-sampling; Automobile-repair-shops; Dust-analysis; Safety-practices; Standards;
NTIS Accession No.
NIOSH, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation, and Field Studies, Industry-Wide Studies Branch, U.S. Department of HEW, Cincinnati, Ohio, 3 pages