Reducing worker exposure to asphalt fumes from roofing kettles.
Marlow-DA; Topmiller-JL; Whalen-JJ
NIOSH 2007 Feb; :1-4
Roofers, particularly kettle operators, may be exposed to asphalt fumes when asphalt is heated in roofing kettles for built-up roof construction. Asphalt fumes have been associated with a number of health risks. NIOSH examined two engineering controls for reducing exposure to asphalt fumes: fume-suppressing asphalt and afterburner and loader systems.
Roofers; Roofing-industry; Asphalt-fumes; Small-businesses; Fumes; Engineering-controls; Exposure-levels; Construction-materials; Control-methods; Emission-sources; Work-practices
74-98-6; 8052-42-4; 9004-34-6
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
NTIS Accession No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2007-115
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health