NIOSH Criteria Documents

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Asphalt Fumes

September 1977
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-106

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Preface78-106A.PDF (28 pages, 787K)
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I. Recommendations for an Asphalt Fumes Standard
II. Introduction
III. Biologic Effects of Exposure78-106B.PDF (56 pages, 2,217K)
IV. Environmental Data78-106C.PDF (24 pages, 936K)
V. Work Practices
VI. Development of Standard
VII. Research Needs78-106D.PDF (22 pages, 708K)
VIII. References
IX. Appendix I - Method for Sampling Asphalt Fumes in Air
X. Appendix II - Analytical Method (Total Particulate) for Asphalt Fumes
XI. Appendix III - Analytical Method (Solvent Extraction) for Asphalt Fumes
XII. Appendix IV - Material Safety Data Sheet78-106E.PDF (24 pages, 616K)
XII. Tables and Figures

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