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Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at American Brake Shoe, Winchester, Virginia.


PB81224701

Publication Date 1971
Page Count 12
Abstract Air sampling for asbestos (1332214) dust was conducted by the United States Public Health Service at the American Brake Shoe Company (SIC-3292) in Winchester, Virginia, during May, 1971. The concentration of fibers greater than 5 microns in length per cubic centimeter (f/cc) ranged from unmeasureable to 8.4f/cc for the mixing, coating, and extruding area; up to 5.2f/cc for the forming area; 0.1 to 7.0f/cc for hot pressing operations; 0.3 to 2.1f/cc for the baking area; 0.2 to 17.5f/cc for grinding and sanding operations; up to 5.4f/cc for the cutting and drilling work area; 0.3 to 5.7f/cc for bonding and riveting operations; unmeasurable to 4.6f/cc for the inspection and packing zone; and 0.3 to 1.7f/cc for miscellaneous operations.
Keywords
  • Asbestos
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Environmental surveys
  • Dust
  • Fibers
  • Concentration(Composition)
  • Exposure
  • Physical properties
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • Air sampling
  • SIC 3292
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 68A - Air Pollution & Control
Corporate Authors National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH. Div. of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Industrywide study.
NTIS Issue Number 198123
Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at American Brake Shoe, Winchester, Virginia.
Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at American Brake Shoe, Winchester, Virginia.
PB81224701

  • Asbestos
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Environmental surveys
  • Dust
  • Fibers
  • Concentration(Composition)
  • Exposure
  • Physical properties
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • Air sampling
  • SIC 3292
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 68A - Air Pollution & Control
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