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Development of a Mine Air Contaminant Measurement Program--diesels and Explosives.
Wagner-WL; Marano-DE; White-KL; Et Al
NTIS: PB/84-183078 Available for Reference At Bureau of Mines Libraries :74 pages
This report presents a quality control approach to the derivation of strategies for monitoring a work environment; specifically, the environment in underground mines where diesel-powered equipment and blasting agents are used. The approach is presented as a series of 22 steps called the monitoring strategy development scheme. The scheme is an orderly method for selecting from a number of options a strategy or tactics to cost effectively meet the requirements of a chosen objective related to the monitoring of breathing zone air quality. The scheme provides a format to quantify many of the factors that influence the selection of one strategy or tactic over another, and to ensure that important considerations are not neglected. The premise that breathing zone air in a work environment can be considered to be a manufactured product and that conventional quality control approaches are applicable is introduced. Typical approaches to the quality control of manufactured products and how these approaches can be applied to the selection of monitoring strategies are discussed.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB/84-183078. Available for Reference At Bureau of Mines Libraries.
University of Utah
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