Asbestos: Geometric mean exposures and percent exceeding designated occupational exposure limits by MSHA metal/nonmetal district and state, MSHA samples, 1979-2003
- indicates incalculable field. PEL - permissible exposure limit REL - recommended exposure limit GM
Note: The MSHA PEL is 2 f/cc. The NIOSH REL is 0.1 f/cc. See appendices for source description and methods.
Source: MSHA metal/nonmetal mine data.
NIOSH 2008. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2008-161 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: <https://wwwn.cdc.gov/eworld/Data/161> November 15, 2018.
Reference Number: 2008-161
Date Posted: June 2008
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