Table 2

Job exposure matrix for rubber dust and rubber fumes (mg/m3) in the tyre and GRG industries

Rubber dustRubber fumes
DepartmentCrude materials and mixingPreprocessing and assemblyCuring/VulcanisingFinishing, assembly and miscellaneousCrude materials and mixingPreprocessing and assemblyCuring/VulcanisingFinishing, assembly and miscellaneous
YearTyresGRGTyresGRGTyresGRGTyresGRGTyresGRGTyresGRGTyresGRGTyresGRG
191550.0050.000.961.490.820.951.620.9550.0050.000.930.801.482.060.120.13
192050.0050.000.911.400.780.901.520.9037.8337.960.820.711.311.830.120.14
192550.0050.000.861.320.740.861.430.8427.0527.150.730.631.161.630.120.14
193050.0050.000.811.250.700.811.350.7919.3519.420.640.551.031.450.130.15
193550.0050.000.761.180.660.771.270.7513.8413.880.570.490.921.290.130.15
194037.4950.000.721.110.630.731.190.709.899.930.500.430.821.140.130.15
194527.1343.900.681.050.600.701.120.667.087.100.450.380.731.010.140.16
195019.6431.770.640.990.570.661.060.625.065.080.390.340.640.900.140.16
195514.2223.000.600.930.540.630.990.593.623.630.350.300.570.800.140.16
196010.2916.650.570.880.510.600.930.552.592.600.310.270.510.710.150.17
19657.4512.050.540.830.490.570.880.521.851.860.270.230.450.630.150.17
19705.398.720.510.780.460.540.830.491.321.330.240.210.400.560.150.18
19753.906.310.480.740.440.510.780.460.950.950.210.180.360.500.160.18
19802.834.570.450.700.420.490.730.430.680.680.190.160.320.440.160.19
19852.043.310.430.660.400.460.690.410.480.490.170.140.280.390.160.19
19901.482.390.400.620.380.440.650.380.350.350.150.130.250.350.170.20
19951.071.730.380.590.360.420.610.360.250.250.130.110.220.310.170.20
20000.781.250.360.550.340.400.570.340.180.180.120.100.200.280.180.21
20020.681.100.350.540.330.390.560.330.160.160.110.090.190.260.180.21
  • GRG,¬†general rubber good.