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Document ID (ISN)111321
CIS number 10-0848
ISSN - Serial title 1545-9624 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kriech A.J., Emmel C., Osborn L.V., Breuer D., Redman A.P., Hoeber D., Bochmann F., Ruehl R.
Title Side-by-side comparison of field monitoring methods for hot bitumen emission exposures: The German IFA Method 6305, U.S. NIOSH Method 5042, and the Total Organic Matter Method
Bibliographic information Dec. 2010, Vol.7, p.712-725. Illus. 31 ref.
Internet access Side-by-side_comparison.pdf [in English]
Abstract Field studies were conducted at multiple paving and roofing sites to compare the infrared spectroscopy method 6305 of the German Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Social Accident Insurance (IFA) with the benzene soluble fraction method 5042 of the National Institute for Occupational Science and Health (NIOSH) and the Total Organic Matter method. Sampling using both methods was performed in multiple bitumen-related workplace environments. To provide comparable data, all samplings were performed in parallel and the analytical data were related to the same representative bitumen condensate standard. Findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) mists; bitumen; exposure evaluation; construction industry
Descriptors (secondary) USA; Germany; roofing; floor laying; sampling and analysis; comparative study; reliability; public OSH institutions; description of technique
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Construction industry and civil engineering
Polycyclic hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons