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NIOSH Comments to DOL on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Proposed Rule on Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite by J. D. Millar, April 26, 1991.


PB92136043

Publication Date 1991
Page Count 6
Abstract The testimony contains the comments of NIOSH regarding the proposed rule on occupational exposure to asbestos (1332214), tremolite (14567738), anthophyllite (17068789), and actinolite (77536664). The testimony included a memorandum comparing NIOSH Method 7400 to OSHA Method ID 160, an evaluation of glove bag containment in asbestos removal, the limit of detection that was ascertained from the sampling strategies for three sets of samples, effectiveness of periodic cleaning of surfaces with a HEPA vacuum, an update on cancer mortality among chrysotile (12001295) asbestos miners, and the use of hand tools to remove built up roofing.
Keywords
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Toxic substances
  • Environmental surveys
  • Asbestos
  • Regulations
  • Occupational exposure
  • Roofing
  • Miners
  • Inhalation
  • Air pollution effects(Humans)
  • Serpentine
  • Toxicity
  • Testimony
  • Tremolite
  • Anthophyllite
  • Actinolite
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • CAS 14567-73-8
  • CAS 17068-78-9
  • CAS 77536-66-4
  • CAS 12001-29-5
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 57Y - Toxicology
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • 68A - Air Pollution & Control
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 94D - Job Environment
Corporate Authors National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 199209
NIOSH Comments to DOL on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Proposed Rule on Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite by J. D. Millar, April 26, 1991.
NIOSH Comments to DOL on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Proposed Rule on Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite by J. D. Millar, April 26, 1991.
PB92136043

  • Occupational safety and health
  • Toxic substances
  • Environmental surveys
  • Asbestos
  • Regulations
  • Occupational exposure
  • Roofing
  • Miners
  • Inhalation
  • Air pollution effects(Humans)
  • Serpentine
  • Toxicity
  • Testimony
  • Tremolite
  • Anthophyllite
  • Actinolite
  • CAS 1332-21-4
  • CAS 14567-73-8
  • CAS 17068-78-9
  • CAS 77536-66-4
  • CAS 12001-29-5
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 57Y - Toxicology
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • 68A - Air Pollution & Control
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 94D - Job Environment
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