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Document ID (ISN)112115
CIS number 11-0823
Year 2010
Convention or series no. NTP 890
Author(s) Solans Lampurlanés X., Freixa Blanxart A., Goberna Ortiz R., Moreno Hurtado J.J., Oubiña Albaladejo A.
Title Quartz agglomerates: Preventive measures during machining operations
Original title Aglomerados de cuarzo: medidas preventivas en operaciones de mecanizado [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 6p. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access NTP_890.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This technical information note presents a set of preventive measures for avoiding occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust during the machining (cutting and polishing) of quartz agglomerates, both during workshop operations and during their installation.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; silica; respirable dust; abrasive operations; limitation of exposure; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) grinding machines; polishing machines; abrasive wheels; selection of equipment; local exhaust; public OSH institutions; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection