In defense of the dust count technique.

  • Lea Horowitz
  • Published 1976 in American Industrial Hygiene Association journal


NISOH has recommended a Standard for Occupational Exposure to crystalline silica to OSHA with documentation based on dust count studies relating to health effects. This standard dictates sampling by mass respirable method only. A dual standard as in ACGIH-TLV list should be promulgated by OSHA which includes the dust count standard.

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@article{Horowitz1976InDO, title={In defense of the dust count technique.}, author={Lea Horowitz}, journal={American Industrial Hygiene Association journal}, year={1976}, volume={37 4}, pages={227-33} }