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U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Johns-Manville Asbestos Textile Plant, Manville, New Jersey.


PB81239873

Publication Date 1965
Page Count 8
Abstract Worker exposures to asbestos (1332214) were surveyed at the Johns-Manville Asbestos Textile Facility (SIC-2661) in Manville, New Jersey, during January, 1965. All samples were collected with a membrane filter. Samples with fiber sizes greater than 5 microns in length ranged from 1.6 to 23.5 fibers per cubic centimeter (f/cc) for carding operations; 4.8 to 10.6f/cc for spinning operations; unmeasurable to 22.4f/cc for twisting work; unmeasurable to 22.6f/cc for the weaving work area; and from 3.9 to 10.lf/cc for fiber preparation operations.
Keywords
  • Hazardous materials
  • Environmental surveys
  • Asbestos
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
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 Field Studies and Clinical Investigations.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Industrywide study.
NTIS Issue Number 198125
U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Johns-Manville Asbestos Textile Plant, Manville, New Jersey.
U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Johns-Manville Asbestos Textile Plant, Manville, New Jersey.
PB81239873

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