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Asbestosis: Asbestos Exposure (Archive)

Asbestos: Geometric mean exposures by major industry division, MSHA and OSHA samples, 1979-1999
Figure showing Asbestos:  Geometric mean exposures by major industry division, MSHA and OSHA samples, 1979-1999

PEL - permissible exposure limitREL - recommended exposure limitf/cc - fibers per cubic centimeter

Note:  The MSHA PEL is 2 f/cc. See appendices for source description, methods, and agents.

Source:  Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) metal/nonmetal mine data. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Integrated Management Information System.

Reference Number: 2002F01-05

Date Posted: May 2003

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