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Compilation addresses silica and respirable mineral particles.
Press Release Summary:
Feb 14, 2014 - Available from ASTM International, STP 1565, Silica and Associated Respirable Mineral Particles, features 15 peer-reviewed papers that provide latest information on silica and associated respirable mineral particles, with respect to current rulemaking activity from OSHA. Publication demonstrates that it is possible to accurately measure respirable crystalline silica using properly applied analytical techniques employing appropriate calibration and highest levels of quality control.
Original Press Release
ASTM International Compilation on Silica and Associated Respirable Mineral Particles
Press release date: Feb 10, 2014
STP 1565 features 15 peer-reviewed papers that provide the latest information on silica and associated respirable mineral particles, with respect to the current rulemaking activity from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This new publication demonstrates that it is possible to accurately measure respirable crystalline silica using properly applied analytical techniques employing appropriate calibration and the highest levels of quality control. Topics cover:
• Regulatory Assessment of Respirable Crystalline Silica in Europe;
• Analysis of the Silica Percent in Airborne Respirable Mine Dust Samples from U.S. Operations;
• Quartz in Respirable Airborne Dust in Workplaces in Selected Coal and Metal Mines in India;
• Respirable Crystalline Silica Exposures among Stone Workers in Ireland;
• Measurement Precision of Respirable Dust and Silica in Workplace Conditions; and
• Infrared Analysis of Respirable Coal Mine Dust for Quartz: Thirty-Five Years.
STP 1565, Silica and Associated Respirable Mineral Particles, is available for $90 USD in print (296 pages; 6” x 9” soft cover; ISBN: 978-0-8031-7551-8; stock #: STP1565) or as an e-book (ISBN: 978-0-8031-7551-8; stock #: STP1565-EB).
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