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U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Abex Corporation, American Brakeblock Division, Winchester, Virginia.


PB82108317

Publication Date 1972
Page Count 8
Abstract Worker exposures to asbestos (1332214) were surveyed at the Abex Corporation, American Brakeblock Division (SIC-3714) in Winchester, Virginia, from February 7 to 11, 1972. The mean number of fibers greater than 5 microns per field (f/f) ranged from 0.30 to 3.75f/f. The mean concentration of fibers greater than 5 microns in length per milliliter (f/ml) ranged from 0.45 to 3.73f/ml. The difference between left and right paired samples in mean number of fibers greater than 5 microns per field ranged from 0 to 120 percent.
Keywords
  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Asbestos
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • SIC-3714
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 198206
U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Abex Corporation, American Brakeblock Division, Winchester, Virginia.
U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Abex Corporation, American Brakeblock Division, Winchester, Virginia.
PB82108317

  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Asbestos
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • SIC-3714
  • 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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