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Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Johns-Manville, Manville, New Jersey.


PB81229916

Publication Date 1971
Page Count 10
Abstract Air sampling for asbestos (1332214) dust was conducted by the United States Public Health Service at Johns Manville Company (SIC-2221) in Manville, New Jersey, during April, 1971. Asbestos concentrations ranged from 1.4 to 17.5 fibers greater than 5 microns per cubic centimeter (f/cc) in the fiber preparation area; 0.4 to 29.0f/cc in carding operations; 2.8 to 4.5f/cc near spinning work; 1.0 to 13.7f/cc in twisting operations; 1.0 to 5.6f/cc in the winding area; 2.4 to 20.2f/cc near the weaving operations; and 0.4 to 4.8f/cc at various other operations.
Keywords
  • Hazardous materials
  • Environmental surveys
  • Asbestos
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Air pollution
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • SIC 2221
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 57Y - Toxicology
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
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 Johns-Manville, Manville, New Jersey.
Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Johns-Manville, Manville, New Jersey.
PB81229916

  • Hazardous materials
  • Environmental surveys
  • Asbestos
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Air pollution
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • SIC 2221
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 57Y - Toxicology
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
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