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Water spray control of hazardous dust when breaking concrete with a jackhammer.

Authors
Echt-A; Whalen-JJ
Source
NIOSH 2008 May; :1-4
NIOSHTIC No.
20033986
Abstract
Construction workers are exposed to hazardous dust when using jackhammers to break concrete pavement. NIOSH found that exposures could be reduced by using a waterspray attachment.
Keywords
Construction-workers; Construction-industry; Construction-equipment; Construction-materials; Dust-control; Dust-control-equipment; Engineering-controls; Control-technology; Protective-equipment; Protective-measures; Personal-protective-equipment; Personal-protection; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Respiratory-protection; Construction-Search
Publication Date
20080501
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
2008
NTIS Accession No.
PB2008-111684
NTIS Price
A01
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 2008-127
NIOSH Division
DART
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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