Mining Product: Reducing Dust Inside Enclosed Cabs
Original creation date: March 2009
This video describes cost effective methods for lowering equipment operators’ dust exposure levels. The key components of effective dust control are structural integrity of the cab and a good dust filtration system. These findings are applicable to mining, agriculture, construction, and other industries that use enclosed cabs.
The YouTube video, a zip file containing the WMV video file and SRT captions file, and the orderable DVD are available.
Authors: AB Cecala, JA Organiscak, C Taylor, CW Urban
Video - March 2009
NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20037277
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. 2009-121D, 2009 Mar: ;7 minutes
This video can be streamed from YouTube or a ZIP file containing a WMV file and a SRT closed caption file can be downloaded for local playback when streaming is not feasible. To use the ZIP file, download it to your computer and expand the contents into a folder of your choice. The SRT caption file will provide closed captions when using a compatible media player.
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- Page last reviewed: 10/22/2016
- Page last updated: 1/17/2013
- Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Program