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Document ID (ISN)102103
CIS number 03-1109
Year 2003
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2003-107
Title Reducing roofers' exposure to asphalt fumes
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2002, USA, Sep. 2003. 13p. Illus. 3 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This guide is aimed at roofers or contractors who work with hot asphalt on roofs. It lists the steps for reducing exposure to asphalt fumes. Topics covered: health effects of asphalt fumes; steps to be taken by contractors before starting work; safe working practices; appropriate personal protective equipment; personal hygiene practices.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; roofing; training material; smoke; bitumen; USA
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; migraine; lung cancer; fatigue; safety guides; personal hygiene; burns; personal protective equipment; safe working methods; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training