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Document ID (ISN)110205
CIS number 09-1132
ISSN - Serial title 1545-9624 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Marchant G., Bullock C., Carter C., Connelly R., Crane A., Fayerweather W., Johnson K., Reynolds J.
Title Applications and findings of an occupational exposure database for synthetic vitreous fibers
Bibliographic information Mar. 2009, Vol.6, No.3, p.143-150. 15 ref.
Abstract Occupational exposure databases are being used increasingly to characterize worker exposures in industries involving a wide variety of workplace scenarios. The glass fibre and rock wool industries in the United States have developed a large exposure database that can be used to estimate worker exposures by industry sector, fibre type, product type, and job function. This article describes the development of this database as part of a collaborative programme between industry and OSHA and summarizes the findings and potential applications of the database.
Descriptors (primary) USA; exposure evaluation; mineral wool; glass fibre
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; cooperation; computerized data bases; job-exposure relation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation