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Asbestos exposure

Asbestos exposure

what it means, what to do


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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute in [Bethesda, Md.?] .
Written in English

  • Asbestos,
  • Asbestosis -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNIH publication -- no. 83-1594, DHHS publication -- no. (NIH) 83-1594
    ContributionsNational Cancer Institute (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14904934M

    In Europe, the asbestos-free directive (Council Directive 83//EEC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to asbestos at work) was introduced with the aim of protecting workers against risks to their health arising—or likely to arise—from exposure to asbestos at work. For the purposes of the Council Directive 83//EEC, the term “asbestos” includes the. Home exposure, also known as secondary asbestos exposure or para-occupational exposure, occurs as an indirect result of working with or around asbestos materials. Prior to the late s, asbestos was incorporated into numerous products used in both the manufacturing and construction industries.

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Asbestos is the name given to a group of naturally occurring minerals that are resistant to heat and corrosion. Asbestos has been used in products, such as insulation for pipes (steam lines for example), floor tiles, building materials, and in vehicle brakes and clutches.

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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.

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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.

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