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Toolbox talk: asphalt fumes.
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Asphalt has been known to cause minor health effects such as headaches, nausea, and drowsiness. It has also been linked to lung cancer. Most of the asphalt used in the United States is in paving and roofing. The remaining uses include waterproofing, damp-proofing, insulation and paints.
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Asphalt-cements; Asphalt-concretes; Asphalt-fumes; Asphalt-industry; Cancer; Lung-cancer; Insulation-industry; Insulation-materials; Insulation-workers; Painters; Paints; Paint-manufacturing-industry
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Toolbox talk: asphalt fumes
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division