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Guidelines for Dust Control in Small Underground Coal Mines.
Divers-EF; Jayaraman-NI; Page-SJ; Jankowski-RA
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This Bureau of Mines handbook presents guidelines for controlling dust in underground room-and-pillar coal mines. The dust-control techniques represented are primarily directed toward cost- effectiveness for the operators of small mines facing tightened federal regulations due to excessive respirable quartz dust. Emphasis is placed on the latest developments in ventilation and water sprays for continuous mining, auger, and conventional mining sections.
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division