Water Spray Control of Hazardous Dust When Breaking Concrete with a Jackhammer
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2008-127
Construction workers are exposed to hazardous dust when using jackhammers to break concrete pavement. NIOSH found that exposures could be reduced by using a water-spray attachment.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health