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Title: Laboratory and Field Performance of a Continuously Measuring Personal Respirable Dust Monitor

Subject: Documentation of the performance of a new instrument to monitor exposure of coal mine workers to respirable coal mine dust.

Purpose: To provide information on the PDM as an effective intervention for coal miners’ exposure. The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will use the report to receive public comments on how to employ the PDM in underground coal mines.

Timing of Review: April 2006

Primary Disciplines or Expertise Needed for Review: Engineering, industrial hygiene, aerosol science, occupational and environmental health

Type of Review: Individual

Number of Reviewers: 4

Reviewers Selected by: NIOSH

Public Nominations Requested for Reviewers: No

Opportunities for the Public to Comment: Yes

Peer Reviewers Provided with Public Comment Before Their Review: Yes

Peer Reviewers:

Thomas M. Peters
Academic and Professional Credentials: PhD
Organizational Affiliation: Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health,
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; American Association of Aerosol Science
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Aerosol size measurement, instrumentation, control technology
Recommended by: NIOSH

Morton Lippmann
Academic and Professional Credentials: PhD, Human Exposure and Health Effects Program Director for the NIEHS Center in the Department of Environmental Medicine, Director of EPA Center for Particulate Matter Health Effects Research at NYU
Organizational Affiliation: Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, NY; American Association of Aerosol Science
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Inhalation toxicology, aerosol science and physiology, occupational and environmental hygiene, air pollution
Recommended by: NIOSH

Virgil A. Marple
Academic and Professional Credentials: PhD, Inventor
Organizational Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; American Association of Aerosol Science; Super Computing Institute of the University of Minnesota
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Aerosol science, size distribution measurement, environmental and occupational air sampling
Recommended by: NIOSH

Andrew Maynard
Academic and Professional Credentials: PhD
Organizational Affiliation: Science Advisor, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC; American Association of Aerosol Science; International Standards Organization working group on size selective sampling
Areas of Expertise, Discipline, or Relevant Experience: Aerosols and health implications, occupational aerosol sampler design, state of the art of nanoparticulate analysis
Recommended by: NIOSH

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