Cotton dust: Geometric mean exposures and percent exceeding designated occupational exposure limits by OSHA region, state and process, OSHA samples, 1980-2003
- indicates incalculable field. PEL - permissible exposure limit REL - recommended exposure limit GM
Note: The OSHA PEL is 0.2 mg/m3 for yarn manufacturing and cotton washing operations, 0.5 mg/m3 for textile mill waste house operations or for dust from lower grade washed cotton used during yarn manufacturing, 0.75 mg/m3 for textile slashing and weaving operat
Source: OSHA Integrated Management Information System.
Reference Number: 2008-623
Date Posted: June 2008