Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1992 Jun; :1-193
NIOSH publications and testimony on the health effects of exposure to asbestos (1332214) were included in this compilation as full text articles or abstracts. Additional NIOSH publications on asbestos were listed in a bibliography. The information in this report included occupational safety and health guidelines for asbestos from NIOSH; revised recommended asbestos standards; workplace exposure to asbestos; occupational respiratory diseases (asbestosis, lung cancer, mesothelioma); work related lung disease surveillance report; and the NIOSH analytical methods for fibers, asbestos fibers, chrysotile (12001295) asbestos, and bulk asbestos. Also contained in this report was NIOSH's testimony of January 24, 1991 on OSHA's proposed rule on occupational exposure to asbestos, tremolite (77536686), anthophyllite (77536675) and actinolite (77536664); and NIOSH's statement of April 26, 1990 before the Subcommittee on Toxic Substances, Environmental Oversight, Research and Development, Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Asbestos-fibers; Asbestos-workers; Occupational-exposure; Mineral-dusts; Respiratory-system-disorders; Fibrous-bodies; Lung-disease; Respirators
1332-21-4; 12001-29-5; 77536-68-6; 77536-67-5; 77536-66-4
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