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Control of hazardous dust during tuckpointing.
Whalen-J; Heitbrink-W; Collingwood-S
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. 2008-126, 2008 Sep; :1-4
Construction workers are exposed to hazardous dust when grinding or cutting mortar or cement from between the bricks of old buildings. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) found that exposures could be reduced using tool-mounted local exhaust ventilation and work practices.
Construction-workers; Construction-industry; Dusts; Exhaust-ventilation; Work-practices; Power-tools; Respirable-dust; Silica-dusts; Quartz-dust; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Masons; Construction-Search
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2008-126
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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