09/12/2003

Asphalt Fumes

The US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has
published information on asphalt fumes. Although the health risks from asphalt
exposure are not yet fully defined, NIOSH argues that prudent action is needed
to reduce worker exposures.

The website gives detailed information on

- Asphalt Fume Exposures During the Application of Hot Asphalt to Roofs

- Asphalt Fume Exposures During the Manufacture of Asphalt Roofing Products

- Health Effects of occupational Exposure to Asphalt

- Engineering Control Guidelines for Hot Mix Asphalt Pavers

Further information


AplusA-online.de - Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)