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Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Raybestos-Manhattan Asbestos Textile Plant, Charleston, South Carolina.


PB81239741

Publication Date 1972
Personal Author Sundin, D. S.
Page Count 12
Abstract Personal air sampling for asbestos (1332214) was conducted by the United States Public Health Service at the Raybestos-Manhattain Company's Asbestos Textile Company (SIC-3292) in Charleston, South Carolina, during May, 1972. General area samples contained 0.2 to 26.2 fibers greater than 5 micrometers in length per cubic centimeter (f/cc). Several areas of the facility has samples that exceeded the United States Department of Labor standard for airborne asbestos dust of 5f/cc. Carding area has an average asbestos concentration of 10.2 fibers per milliliter (f/ml), while the average concentration near the foster winder operation was 10f/ml. Other areas that exceeded the exposure standard were the blender operation, ring spinner, mule spinner, and spooler.
Keywords
  • Hazardous materials
  • Environmental surveys
  • Asbestos
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • SIC-3292
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 198125
Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Raybestos-Manhattan Asbestos Textile Plant, Charleston, South Carolina.
Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Raybestos-Manhattan Asbestos Textile Plant, Charleston, South Carolina.
PB81239741

  • Hazardous materials
  • Environmental surveys
  • Asbestos
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • SIC-3292
  • 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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