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Results of Air Samples at Pittsburgh Corning Company in Tyler, Texas.


PB83106377

Publication Date 1970
Personal Author Oster, C. V.
Page Count 6
Abstract Air sampling for asbestos (1332214) was conducted at the Pittsburgh Corning Company (SIC-3631) in Tyler, Texas on January 14 and 15, 1970. All sampling was performed with a membrane filter. Samples contained 33.8 to 37.5 fibers greater than 5 microns in length per cubic centimeter (f/cc) in the mixing area, 21.1 to 34.2f/cc in forming operations, 31.0f/cc in the curing area; 25.0 to 52.6f/cc in the finishing work area, 0.2 to 17.1f/cc in inspection and packing operations, and 13.1 to 14.5f/cc in miscellaneous work areas. Most samples exceeded the 1969 Threshold Limit Value of 12.0f/cc.
Keywords
  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Asbestos
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Sampling
  • Filters
  • Standards
  • Measurements
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • SIC 3631
  • Threshold limit values
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.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Industry-wide survey rept.
NTIS Issue Number 198301
Results of Air Samples at Pittsburgh Corning Company in Tyler, Texas.
Results of Air Samples at Pittsburgh Corning Company in Tyler, Texas.
PB83106377

  • Environmental surveys
  • Industrial medicine
  • Asbestos
  • Exposure
  • Toxicity
  • Inspection
  • Hazardous materials
  • Sampling
  • Filters
  • Standards
  • Measurements
  • Toxic substances
  • Occupational safety and health
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • SIC 3631
  • Threshold limit values
  • 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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