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GLRPPR Sector Resource: NIOSH Hazard Review: Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Asphalt

Title:
NIOSH Hazard Review: Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Asphalt

Abstract:
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.

URL:
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/asphalt/

Source:
NIOSH

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
December 2000

Associated Sectors:

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