Asphalt (Bitumen) Fumes Overview Occupational Safety

Asphalt (Bitumen) Fumes Overview Occupational Safety


ASPHALT | CAMEO Chemicals | NOAA

Health Hazard. Inhalation of vapors from semi-solid materials causes moderate irritation of nasal and upper respiratory tract passages. Aspiration causes slow onset and low degree of chemical pneumonitis with clinical symptoms of lower respiratory tract irritation. Ingestion produces irritation of

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Safety Data Sheet Hot Mix Asphalt - Lehigh Hanson, Inc

Page 4 of 9 Section 8. Exposure controls/personal protection Control parameters Occupational exposure limits: 1 – Value equivalent to OSHA formulas (29 CFR 1910.1000; 29 CFR 1917; 29 CFR 1918) 2 – Value also applies to MSHA metal/Non-Metal (1973 TLVs at 30 CFR 56/57.5001) 3 – OSHA enforces 0.250 mg/mᵌ in construction and shipyards (CPL-03-00-007)

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Safety Data Sheet Brush Grade: 66 Bitumen Adhesives

Safety Data Sheet Brush Grade: 66 Bitumen Adhesives SDS Revision Date: 05/01/ Page 1 of 13. 1. Identification . 1.1. Product identifier Product Identity . Brush Grade: 66 Bitumen Adhesives . Alternate Names . Brush Grade: 66 Bitumen Adhesives . 1.2. Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against Intended use

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Asphalt Institute History - Asphalt Institute

The Asphalt Association closed its doors on December 31, 1929 and dissolved all membership except the asphalt producers. It re-opened the next day as the Asphalt Institute to carry the mission of providing sound technical, engineering, educational and scientific information to state and local engineers building the roads.

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Emissions of particulate matters, volatile organic

While the introduction of crumb rubber in bitumen and asphalt recycles a vast amount of used tyres, there have been environmental and occupational health concerns about the use of CRM binder/asphalt, especially regarding the emissions of hazardous pollutants during road construction (Pouranian et al., ; Wang et al., ).

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Asphalt fume dermal carcinogenicity potential: I. dermal

In the 1980's the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) sponsored mouse skin-painting bioassays of roofing asphalt fume condensates laboratory generated at 316°C.

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Oxidized bitumen MSDS SDS - Gilsonite natural asphalt

Aug 19,  · EMERGENCY OVERVIEW - MAY CAUSE RESPIRATORY TRACT IRRITATION IF INHALED The U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) considers air concentrations of hydrogen sulfide gas greater than 100 ppm to be Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH). However, Bitumen fume condensates and certain chemical components

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Benzene-Soluble Fraction and Total Particulate (Asphalt

Other methods applicable to asphalt fume are NMAM 5800, Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds [2], and NMAM 2550, Benzothiazole in Asphalt Fume [3]. NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM), Fourth Edition BENZENE-SOLUBLE & TOTAL PARTICULATE (ASPHALT FUME): METHOD 5042, Issue 1, dated 15 January 1998 - Page 2 of 7

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Working with asphalt: Hazards from fumes | Bender & Gritz

If you are working with bitumen, the issue could be the fumes you're exposed to. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that over 500,000 workers are exposed to fumes from asphalt. OSHA standards aren't specific when it comes to asphalt fumes, and though it's recognized as a hazard, people can still work

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A laboratory rig for studying aspects of worker exposure

The FI correlates well with measured personal exposures in asphalt paving and in roofing and can be used to predict average personal exposures during these activities if bitumen volatility, application temperature, and for paving, the asphalt type, are known. The laboratory fumes, generated at a standard temperature of 160 degrees C, are

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PDF Colas Material Safety Data Bulletin

PENETRATION GRADE BITUMEN Colas Material Safety Data Bulletin /05 ! ! 1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE Asphalt, fumes ACGIH TWA (Inhalable fraction) 0,5 mg/m3 As benzene Respirators if fume exposure is likely to exceed occupational standards. Avoid breathing bitumen fumes and avoid skin contact with

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Characterization of Emissions from High Stripping

The gases, vapours and particles emitted when the bitumen or asphalt is heated are composed of a complex group of chemical compounds that are regulated under the name of asphalt fumes, in particular in Quebec’s Regulation respecting occupational health and safety. If bitumen does not adhere to the aggregate according to the prescribed

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SAFETY DATA SHEET - Henry

BH79011C - 790-11 HOT RUBBERIZED ASPHALT Revision Date 09-Jun- Page 3 / 8 4. FIRST AID MEASURES Description of first aid measures Eye contact Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lower and upper eyelids. Consult a physician. Skin contact Removal of solidified molten material from skin requires medical assistance.

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Material Safety Data Sheet - Prince George's County, MD

Petroleum asphalt is not listed as a carcinogen by OSHA or NTP. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), has concluded that at higher temperatures roofing asphalt fumes are a potential occupational carcinogen. If this product is heated or comes in contact with heated material, avoid breathing fumes. This product may contain

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PDF Sbs Modified Bitumen Waterproofing Membrane

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW Bitumen membrane. Asphalt odour. Under normal use, this product is not expected to create any health or environmental hazard. Inhalation of dust or of asphalt fumes can cause a respiratory irritation and/or congestion . WARNING!

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PDF FlameSEAL SBS Modified Bitumen Cap Sheet GREY

FlameSEAL SBS Modified Bitumen Cap Sheet -GREY Safety Data Sheet Inhalation - If exposed to combustion or asphalt fumes, remove victim to fresh air. Seek medical aid for significant exposure to combustion or asphalt fumes. Eyes - Flush affected eye in a stream of water for at least 15 minutes. Consult doctor if eye(s) are inflamed.

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Reducing Worker Exposure to Asphalt Fumes from Roofing

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Reducing Worker Exposure to Asphalt Fumes from Roofing Kettles 2003]. The extent to which these findings may be caused by asphalt fume exposure is unknown. As-phalt fumes have been reported to cause coughing and headaches and to irritate the mucous mem-branes of the eyes, nose, and re-

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PDF Asphalt Fume Exposures During the Application of Hot

health of workers exposed to asphalt fumes during the application of hot asphalt to roofs. Current engineering controls and work practices are presented for reducing worker exposures to asphalt fumes during the application of hot asphalt to roofs. Prevention methods such as these are the cornerstone of public and occupational health.

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Toxic health effects including reversible

Masoud Neghab, Forough Zare Derisi, Jafar Hassanzadeh, Vahid Dirin, Sasan Heidari, Toxic responses of different organs following occupational exposure to sub-threshold limit value levels of paving asphalt fumes, Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, 10.1080/02772248. .1172581, 99, 2, (331-339), ( ).

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Sampling and Analysis of Bitumen Fumes: Comparison of

Bitumen is classed as possibly carcinogenic to humans according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Data on individual exposure to bitumen fumes is therefore required to highlight the exposing situations and develop methods to prevent them. The Institute for Occupational Safety and H

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Material Safety Data Sheet - Owens Corning

Material Name: Oxidized Asphalt MSDS No.: 15-MSD-13629-01-L _____ Page 2 of 10 Issue Date:03/27/03 North America - English Based on a 2000 review of health effects literature, NIOSH concluded that roofing asphalt fumes are a potential occupational carcinogen.

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