GLRPPR Sector Resource: NIOSH Hazard Review: Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Asphalt
NIOSH Hazard Review: Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Asphalt
The Center for Disease Control's National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) reviews current scientific data on health effects related to occupational exposures to asphalt, describes further research needs in this area, and suggests measures to minimize worker exposures while studies continue. NIOSH, industry, and labor have been working together to reduce worker exposures to paving and roofing asphalt fumes. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-110.
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