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Control of hazardous dust during tuckpointing.

Authors
Whalen-J; Heitbrink-W; Collingwood-S
Source
NIOSH 2008 Sep; :1-4
NIOSHTIC No.
20034421
Abstract
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.
Keywords
Construction-workers; Construction-industry; Dusts; Exhaust-ventilation; Work-practices; Power-tools; Respirable-dust; Silica-dusts; Quartz-dust; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Masons; Construction-Search
CAS No.
14808-60-7
Publication Date
20080901
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
Fiscal Year
2008
NTIS Accession No.
PB2009-100465
NTIS Price
A01
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 2008-126
NIOSH Division
DART
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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