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U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Johns-Manville, Asbestos Textile Plant, Manville, New Jersey.
NIOSH 1965 Jan:3-3
Worker exposures to asbestos (1332214) were surveyed at the Johns- Manville Asbestos Textile Facility (SIC-2661) in Manville, New Jersey, during January, 1965. All samples were collected with a membrane filter. Samples with fiber sizes greater than 5 microns in length ranged from 1.6 to 23.5 fibers per cubic centimeter (f/cc) for carding operations; 4.8 to 10.6f/cc for spinning operations; unmeasureable to 22.4f/cc for twisting work; unmeasureable to 22.6f/cc for the weaving work area; and from 3.9 to 10.1f/cc for fiber preparation operations.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Survey; Field-Study; Region-2; Workplace-studies; Mineral-dusts; Air-contamination; Air-sampling; Industrial-processes; Textile-workers; Sampling-methods; IWS-32-22b;
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NIOSH, Division of Field Studies and Clinical Investigations, Environmental Investigations Branch, Cincinnati, Ohio
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