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Reducing dust inside enclosed cabs.
Cecala-A; Organiscak-J; Taylor-C; Urban-C
Pittsburgh, PA: 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. 2009-121D, 2009 Mar; :7 minutes
There has been a significant amount of recent research investigating how to improve the protection to miners working in enclosed cabs. Many of these studies have investigated retrofitting older cabs at surface operations with new filtration and pressurization systems. From this research, we have identified a number of significant factors that determine how effective an enclosed cab will be at protecting a worker.
Miners; Mining-equipment; Mining-industry; Dust-control; Dust-exposure; Dusts; Mine-workers; Mineral-dusts; Surface-mining; Metal-mining; Nonmetal-mining; Coal-dust; Coal-mining; Coal-miners; Equipment-operators; Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-machinery; Construction-industry; Construction-equipment
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2009-121D
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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