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U.S.P.H.S. Survey at G.A.F. Corporation, Building Products Division, St. Louis, Missouri.
NIOSH 1972 Feb:4-4
Worker exposures to asbestos (1332214) were surveyed at the G.A.F. Corporation, (SIC-3292) Building Products Division, St. Louis, Missouri, in July, 1969. Fibers greater than 5 microns in length were found in concentrations ranging from 0.1 fibers per milliliter (f/ml) for one warehouseman to 2.9f/ml for one mixer. Most fiber concentrations in other work sites were below 1.0f/ml. No samples contained asbestos dust concentrations in excess of the average emergency temporary standard of 5f/ml.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; Region-6; Air-contamination; Workplace-studies; Airborne-dusts; Standards; Mineral-dusts; IWS-32-38d;
NIOSH, Division of Field Studies and Clinical Investigations, Environmental Investigations Branch, Cincinnati, Ohio
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