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Personal Dust Monitor: empowering the worker.
Int Longwall News 2004 Feb; :22216
A POWERFUL alliance between government, union, operators and government has supported the development of the Personal Dust Monitor (PDM), now at the stage of 25 new monitors being manufactured for extensive underground testing beginning in spring 2004. Here NIOSH health branch chief Edward Thimons looks at the partnership players, history and development of the PDM.
Coal-mining; Mining-industry; Occupational-hazards; Mine-workers; Mining-equipment; Miners; Safety-equipment; Safety-measures; Safety-monitoring; Safety-practices; Dust-counters; Dust-exposure; Dust-inhalation; Dust-measurement; Dust-particles; Dust-analysis; Particulate-dust; Particle-aerodynamics; Work-analysis; Work-areas; Work-environment; Work-practices; Worker-health; Workplace-monitoring; Particulate-sampling-methods; Dust-sampling; Personal-protective-equipment; Protective-equipment
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