Review of Dust Assessment Techniques

CIM Bulletin, 1960

THE ASSESSMENT of pneumoconiosis-producing dusts in mines and other industries is usually undertaken for one or more of three reasons: (1) To compare dust exposures at particular operations with standards of permissible dustiness in order that hazards may be evaluated and preventive procedures initiated where required.
Keywords: Air, Airborne Dust, International Pneumoconiosis Conference, Measuring Airborne Coal Dust Concentrations, National Coal Board, South Africa, Dust, Impingers, Mine, Mines, particles, Precipitators, Sampling, Standards