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Mining Publication: Workplace Solutions: Reducing Hazardous Dust Exposure When Rock Drilling During Construction

April 2009

Image of publication Workplace Solutions: Reducing Hazardous Dust Exposure When Rock Drilling During Construction

Construction workers may be exposed to hazardous dust containing crystalline silica during site preparation when drilling systems are used. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) found that drill dust could be decreased by using wet or dry dust reduction engineering controls, enclosed cabs, and implementing a dust control program.

Authors: JA Organiscak, AB Cecala, SJ Page, JJ Whalen

NIOSH/USBM Numbered PublicationApril - 2009

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NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20035194

Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2009-124, 2009 Apr; :1-4

 
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