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NIOSH Testimony on Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite by J. D. Millar, April 26, 1991.
NIOSH 1991 Apr:3 pages
This testimony contains the comments of NIOSH regarding the proposed rule on occupational exposure to asbestos (1332214), tremolite (14567738), anthophyllite (17068789), and actinolite (77536664). This testimony included a memorandum comparing NIOSH Method 7400 to OSHA Method ID 160, an evaluation of glove bag containment in asbestos removal, the limit of detection that was ascertained from the sampling strategies for three sets of samples, effectiveness of periodic cleaning of surfaces with a HEPA vacuum, an update on cancer mortality among chrysotile (12001295) asbestos miners, and the use of hand tools to remove built up roofing.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Testimony; Millar-J-D; Asbestos-fibers; Mining-industry; Cancer-rates; Mortality-surveys; Airborne-dusts; Mineral-dusts;
1332-21-4; 14567-73-8; 17068-78-9; 77536-66-4; 12001-29-5;
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NIOSH, 3 pages
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