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asphalt (bitumen) fumes exposure evaluation

asphalt (bitumen) fumes exposure evaluation

Asphalt (Bitumen) Fumes - Exposure Evaluation ...

2020-7-30  Reducing Roofers' Exposure to Asphalt Fumes. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-107, (September 2003). Provides a guide for roofers and contractors who work with hot asphalt on roofs, including steps for reducing exposure to asphalt fumes.

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Evaluation of worker exposure to asphalt paving fumes ...

Forty-five workers at 11 paving sites across the United States were evaluated for exposure to paving asphalt (bitumen) fumes. Traditional measures of exposure such as total particulate matter (TPM) and benzene soluble matter (BSM) were monitored.

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Asphalt (Bitumen) Fumes - Overview Occupational Safety ...

2020-8-20  Over a half-million workers are exposed to fumes from asphalt, a petroleum product used extensively in road paving, roofing, siding, and concrete work 1. Health effects from exposure to asphalt fumes include headache, skin rash, sensitization, fatigue, reduced appetite, throat and eye irritation, cough, and skin cancer.

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Evaluation of Worker Exposure to Asphalt Paving Fumes ...

2010-6-4  Forty-five workers at 11 paving sites across the United States were evaluated for exposure to paving asphalt (bitumen) fumes. Traditional measures of exposure such as total particulate matter (TPM) and benzene soluble matter (BSM) were monitored. In addition, total organic matter (TOM), which includes both the BSM residue and the more volatile components that pass through the filter and are ...

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Asphalt fumes Safety - Health effect of exposure to ...

2018-4-20  Asphalt is used majorly for paving roads. According to OSHA, over half a million workers are exposed to fumes from asphalt. Research has it that exposure to asphalt fumes could exhibit various symptoms. These symptoms could be exhibited either in acute exposure

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Asphalt Emissions Including Fumes NIOSH CDC

2013-6-4  Asphalt fumes; Reducing Roofers’ Exposure to Asphalt Fumes DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-107 (September 2003) This guide is for roofers and contractors who work with hot asphalt on roofs. The guide lists steps for reducing exposure to asphalt fumes. Asphalt Fume Exposures During the Application of Hot Asphalt to Roofs

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Evaluation of Worker Exposure to Asphalt Roofing Fumes ...

A field study was conducted on 42 asphalt-roofing workers at 7 built-up roofing sites across the United States. Sixteen out of 42 samples show levels of exposure to asphalt fumes that exceed the ...

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HEALTH EFFECTS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO

2017-3-27  Hazard Review: Health Effects of Occupational Exposures to Asphalt, is an evaluation of the health effects and other relevant data that have become available since publication of the 1977 NIOSH document . Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Asphalt Fumes

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Bitumen fumes: review of work on the potential risk to ...

2002-12-2  The association between mortality from lung cancer and exposure to bitumen fumes was further assessed in the inception cohort, that is, among workers first employed in the companies included in the study after the beginning of the period of enumeration of the cohort’. 3. Genotoxicity and carcinogenicity of bitumen fumes,

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Occupational exposures to bitumens and their emissions

2018-7-19  “Bitumen” was reviewed by previous IARC Monographs Working Groups in 1985 and in 1987. At the time, studies on exposed workers were few, and their results were difficult to interpret because of concomitant exposure to coal-tar, a known cancer-causing compound, and other exposures (e.g. diesel engine exhaust, silica, etc.). Different types of

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Evaluation of worker exposure to asphalt paving fumes ...

Forty-five workers at 11 paving sites across the United States were evaluated for exposure to paving asphalt (bitumen) fumes. Traditional measures of exposure such as total particulate matter (TPM) and benzene soluble matter (BSM) were monitored.

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Asphalt fumes Safety - Health effect of exposure to ...

2018-4-20  Asphalt fumes are fumes generated from the heat dried mixture of bitumen, aggregate and sand. According to NIOSH, the exposure limit of exposure to asphalt fumes should not exceed 5mg/m3 in any 15minute period and 0.5mg/m3 over 8hours exposure.

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Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Asphalt

2014-6-6  This document, Hazard Review: Health Effects of Occupational Exposures to Asphalt, is an evaluation of the health effects and other relevant data that have become available since publication of the 1977 NIOSH document Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Asphalt Fumes. It includes an assessment of chemistry, health, and ...

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Asphalt Emissions Including Fumes NIOSH CDC

Asphalt fumes; Reducing Roofers’ Exposure to Asphalt Fumes DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-107 (September 2003) This guide is for roofers and contractors who work with hot asphalt on roofs. The guide lists steps for reducing exposure to asphalt fumes. Asphalt Fume Exposures During the Application of Hot Asphalt

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Bitumen contents and fumes - AWU

2020-1-15  2.1 Bitumen content and fumes 12 2.2 Sources of bitumen 13 2.3 Types of bituminous binder 13 2.4 Types of asphalt 14 2.5 Road paving crew’s exposure to bitumen fumes 14 2.6 Cleaning Agent 15 3. Findings: Health effects associated with bitumen fumes exposure 16 3.1 Acute health effects of exposure to bitumen fumes 16

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Asphalt fume dermal carcinogenicity potential: I. dermal ...

2011-10-1  1. Introduction. Asphalt (or bitumen in the European Union) is a residual product from the non-destructive distillation of crude oil. Asphalt produced from atmospheric and vacuum distillation is referred to as straight run asphalt (CASRN 8052–42-4) and is used principally in road paving and to a lesser extent in some roofing and other applications.

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Collection, Validation and Generation of Bitumen Fumes

2006-7-20  Collection, Validation and Generation of Bitumen Fumes for Inhalation Studies in Rats Part 2: Collection of Bitumen Fumes from Storage Tanks G. POHLMANN * Fraunhofer Institute Toxikology und Experimental Medicine (Fh-ITEM) ... Evaluation of worker exposure to asphalt paving fumes using traditional and non-traditional techniques, ...

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CICAD 59 - Asphalt Bitumen Version 4

Asphalt (bitumen). (Concise international chemical assessment document ; 59) 1.Hydrocarbons - adverse effects 2.Risk assessment 3.Epidemiologic studies 4.Occupational exposure I.International Programme on Chemical Safety II.Series ISBN 92 4 153059 6 (LC/NLM Classification: QV 633) ISSN 1020-6167 ©World Health Organization 2004

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[PDF] Occupational Exposure To Asphalt Fumes Free

An evaluation of the health effects and other relevant data since pub. of the 1977 NIOSH "Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Asphalt Fumes." Includes an assessment of chemistry, health, and exposure data from studies in animals and humans exposed to raw asphalt, paving and roofing asphalt fume condensates, GET BOOK!

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Evaluation of Volatile Organic Compounds from Asphalt ...

In order to evaluate volatile organic compounds (VOC) from asphalt, this paper explored to use ultraviolet and visible spectroscopy (UV-VIS) as the detection method of VOC. 288nm wavelength was ...

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assessment of personal inhalation exposure to bitumen

2017-1-23  bitumen fumes by inhalation. They may also be exposed to other organic materials ... in a cost-effective manner in order to allow an evaluation that addresses the principal reason for the exposure determination. The selection process and numbers ... exposure limit in the case of asphalt paving operations, it is recommended that the

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Evaluation of exposure to PAHs in asphalt workers by ...

Abstract. n the present article we assessed exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Italian asphalt workers (AW, n = 100), exposed to bitumen fumes and diesel exhausts, and in road side construction workers (CW, n = 47), exposed to diesel exhausts, by means of environmental and biological monitoring. 1-Hydroxy pyrene (OH-Py) was determined in urine spot samples collected ...

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The Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Asphalt

2021-3-4  conclude that exposure to asphalt fumes poses a cancer .(10)sk. (10) The IARC review concludes, specifically, that the published studies either fail to reveal increased rates of cancer among asphalt workers or have methodological limitations which render them unreliable as a basis for scientific evaluation.

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Collection, Validation and Generation of Bitumen Fumes

2006-7-20  Collection, Validation and Generation of Bitumen Fumes for Inhalation Studies in Rats Part 2: Collection of Bitumen Fumes from Storage Tanks G. POHLMANN * Fraunhofer Institute Toxikology und Experimental Medicine (Fh-ITEM) ... Evaluation of worker exposure to asphalt paving fumes using traditional and non-traditional techniques, ...

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Bitumen contents and fumes - awu.au

2020-1-15  evaluate the acute or chronic health effects of bitumen exposure amongst roadside workers. Evidence from three primary studies were assessed to determine the effectiveness of strategies to mitigate the health risks associated with bitumen exposure. Overall, evidence of an association between exposure to bitumen contents and fumes and reported

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Report from EAPA Task Force National Fumes Regulation

2021-3-23  fumes emissions in asphalt paving operations and solutions and best prac - tices to minimise them. ... occupational risk associated with exposure to bitumen fumes is often characterised by measuring the propor - ... cesses of REACH, namely the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals.

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Evaluation of urinary excretion of l-hydroxypyrene and ...

Biological monitoring of exposure to bitumen fumes during road-paving operations was carried out. In order to evaluate the biological uptake of the workers, the nonselective urinary thioether assay and a selective method for the determination of urinary l-hydroxypyrene were used. Urinary thioether data of exposed workers were higher than those of nonexposed subjects.

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[PDF] Occupational Exposure To Asphalt Fumes Free

An evaluation of the health effects and other relevant data since pub. of the 1977 NIOSH "Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Asphalt Fumes." Includes an assessment of chemistry, health, and exposure data from studies in animals and humans exposed to raw asphalt, paving and roofing asphalt fume condensates, GET BOOK!

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Performances of a Bitumen Fume and Condensate

2021-7-4  2.1. System Design for Sampler Exposure to Humidified Bitumen Fumes The exposure chamber and the humidity generator were placed at the outlet of the generation chamber. Figure 1 is a schematic representation of the overall system used for sampler exposure. This system is

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Analysis and Evaluation of Possibilities for the Use of ...

The fumes of HMA are injurious for roadmen and asphalt plant workers. The use of warm mix asphalt (WMA) allows reducing the HMA production temperatures at which the material is mixed and laid on the road. WMA helps to reduce the working temperature of asphalt up to 30 °C.

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