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Asbestos: Geometric mean exposures by major industry division, MSHA and OSHA samples, 1979-2003

Asbestos: Geometric mean exposures by major industry division, MSHA and OSHA samples, 1979-2003

PEL - permissible exposure limit    REL - recommended exposure limit    f/cc - fibers per cubic centimeter    MSHA - Mine Safety and Health Administration    OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration

* The MSHA PEL is 2 f/cc.

Note:

See Appendix for more information.

Source:

MSHA metal/nonmetal mine data

OSHA Integrated Management Information System

Citation:

NIOSH 2008. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2008-129 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/129> September 23, 2017.

Reference Number: 2008-129

Date Posted: June 2008

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