Cotton dust: Percent of exposures exceeding the NIOSH recommended exposure limit by state, OSHA samples, 1980-2003
mg/m3 - milligrams per cubic meter REL - recommended exposure limit OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Note: The NIOSH REL is 0.2 mg/m3. See appendices for source description, methods, and agents.
Source: OSHA Integrated Management Information System.
NIOSH 2008. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2008-392 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Respiratory Health Division, Morgantown, WV. Available at: <http://wwwn.cdc.gov/eworld/Data/392> October 21, 2016.
Reference Number: 2008-392
Date Posted: June 2008
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