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September 2008
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2008-126
tuckpointing

Control of Hazardous Dust During Tuckpointing

Construction workers are exposed to hazardous dust when grinding or cutting mortar or cement from between the bricks of old buildings. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) found that exposures could be reduced using tool-mounted local exhaust ventilation and work practices.

 
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