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Airborne asbestos levels in school buildings in Italy

Campopiano A., Casciardi S., Fioravanti F., Ramires D., 2004
asbestos | measurement | school
Bibliographic info: Journal of occupationnal Environmental Hygiene, 2004 April, Vol 1, n° 4, pp 256-261
Languages: English

A summary of environmental investigations carried out from 1992 to 2002 in Italian schools in operation by the ISPESL is provided in this article. After having identified the potential sources of exposure, bulk and air samplings were performed in the suspected contaminated areas. The samplings were then collected on membrane filters. Their analysis was made by phase contrast optical microscopy and scanning electron microscopy.


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