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Document ID (ISN)18863
CIS number 73-1102
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Reitze W.B.
Title Application of sprayed inorganic fiber containing asbestos: Occupational health hazards
Bibliographic information Mar. 1972, Vol.33, No.3, p.178-191. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract Mineral fibre materials containing asbestos are used extensively in the construction and shipbuilding industries for fireproofing, thermal insulation, acoustical insulation and condensation control, in various compositions. Spraying is associated with serious health hazards, both from direct and indirect exposure. Asbestos fibre concentrations may range from 30 to more than 100 fibres/cm3. Control measures in the application of sprayed, asbestos-containing fibres are discussed; emphasis is laid on adequate training and education programmes directed to the workers themselves.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; inorganic man-made fibres; pressure spraying; health hazards; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) number concentration; mineral fibres; safety and health training; construction industry; shipbuilding industry; safety and health engineering
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Surface treatment