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


PB82162520

Publication Date 1967
Page Count 6
Abstract Worker exposures to asbestos (1332214) were surveyed at the Johns-Manville Asbestos Textile Facility (SIC-2661) in Manville, New Jersey, during August, 1967. All samples were collected with a membrane filter. Samples with fiber sizes greater than 5 microns in length ranged from 5.9 to 31.7 fibers per cubic centimeter (f/cc) in fiber preparation operations; 3.9 to 25.4f/cc in the carding area; 14.1 to 42.7f/cc in spinning operations, 4.8 to 37.3f/cc in the twisting area, 2.9 to 4.0f/cc in winding operations; and 0.7 to 17.9f/cc for weaving operations.
Keywords
  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Asbestos
  • Textile industry
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Dust
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Air sampling
  • 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 198210
Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Johns-Manville Asbestos Textile Plant, Manville, New Jersey.
Results of U.S.P.H.S. Survey at Johns-Manville Asbestos Textile Plant, Manville, New Jersey.
PB82162520

  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Asbestos
  • Textile industry
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Dust
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Air sampling
  • 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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