Simple Solutions for Dusty Environments at Metal and Nonmetal Mines

Publication Type: 
Guideline
Topic: 
Industrial Hygiene
Mine Ventilation
Sector: 
Language: 
English
This guideline is designed by the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to provide examples of the types of solutions that you can use to reduce exposure to dust at surface mines and facilities. Contents include:
  • Common Contributors to Dust Exposure
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder/Traumatic Injury Risk Factors
  • Ladder Climbing
  • Manual Palletizing
  • Screen Changeout
  • Work Boot Cleanliness
  • Hose Handling
  • Floor Cleaning
  • Filter Accessibility
  • Belt Conveyors
  • Enclosed Control Rooms
  • Bulk Bagging
  • Broken Bag Disposal
  • Additional Resources