Cotton dust: Number of samples, geometric mean exposures, and percent exceeding designated occupational exposure limits by industry, OSHA samples, 1995-2003
CIC - Census Industry Code 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: 2007T04-12
Date Posted: June 2008