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Water spray control of hazardous dust when breaking concrete with a jackhammer.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2008-127, 2008 May; :1-4
Construction workers are exposed to hazardous dust when using jackhammers to break concrete pavement. NIOSH found that exposures could be reduced by using a waterspray attachment.
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2008-127
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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