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Mobile Mining Operations & Equipment - Health Alert

Mining Operations & Equipment

Best Practices

         •  Control workplace environments to ensure compliance with the dust permissible exposure limits.

         •  Engineering controls reduce dust at its source.

                   - Dust collector systems

                   - Enclosures and booths

                   - Use water for dust suppression

                          •  Sprays

                          •  Water Trucks

                  - Environmental cabs

         •  Maintain equipment per manufacturer’s recommendations.

         •  Provide respiratory protection and ensure it is worn.

         •  Have a compliant respiratory protection program (RPP).