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Asbestos exposure

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism.

Asbestos exposure

hearings before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first and second sessions, on EPA efforts to control asbestos hazards, June 27, 1985; Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986, March 4, 1986.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Environmental Protection Agency.,
    • Asbestos -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • School buildings -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Students -- Health and hygiene -- United States.,
    • Asbestos in building -- United States.,
    • Asbestos -- United States -- Safety measures.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .E552 1985h
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 356 p. :
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2344891M
      LC Control Number86602277

      NIOSH , ; OSHA ID, ID See: NMAM or OSHA Methods. Physical Description. White or greenish (chrysotile), blue (crocidolite), or gray-green (amosite) fibrous, odorless solids. Molecular Weight. °F (Decomposes) 0 mmHg (approx) Ionization Potential. Specific Gravity. Upper Exposive Limit. Lower Explosive Limit. Cement Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma. Anyone exposed to asbestos fibers in cement-based products was at high-risk of developing mesothelioma. This disease is a deadly cancer type caused only by exposure to airborne asbestos fibers. The amount of asbestos and duration of exposure has a compounding effect.

      Go back to Patient Education Resources Learn About Asbestosis Asbestosis is a chronic lung condition that is caused by prolonged exposure to high concentrations of asbestos fibers in the air. Key Facts: Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral used as an insulation material. Exposure to asbestos can occur in certain occupations. Inhalation of large [ ]. Asbestos (pronounced: / æ s ˈ b ɛ s t ə s / or / æ s ˈ b ɛ s t ɒ s /) is a term used to refer to six naturally occurring silicate are composed of long and thin fibrous crystals, each fiber being composed of many microscopic 'fibrils' that can be released into the atmosphere by abrasion and other processes. Asbestos is an excellent electrical insulator and is highly heat Category: Silicate minerals.

      Risks. Exposure to asbestos in the form of fibers is always considered dangerous. Working with, or exposure to, material that is friable, or materials or works that could cause release of loose asbestos fibers, is considered high r, in general, people who become ill from inhaling asbestos have been regularly exposed in a job where they worked directly with the material. ASBESTOS EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT IN BUILDINGS INSPECTION MANUAL Revised: October Prepared By Wolfgang Brandner Regional Asbestos Coordinator Air and Waste Compliance Branch Air and Hazardous Materials Division U. S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region VII East llth Street Kansas City, Missouri ()


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