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Document ID (ISN)102854
CIS number 03-1791
Year 2004
Convention or series no. INRS NS 238
Author(s) Lefèvre A., L'Huillier J.C., Muller J.P.
Title Device for collecting dust from radial saws - CASIR - Technical report
Original title Dispositif de captage de poussières pour scie radiale - CASIR - Dossier technique [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Jan. 2004. 30p. Illus.
Abstract Woodworking or the machining of wood-based composite materials generates dust which is dispersed in the workplace air and which may be inhaled by the workers. Radial saws in particular can be very polluting if not equipped with an efficient local exhaust system. Consequently, the improvement of working conditions often requires changing the existing exhaust systems. This technical report describes an improved dust exhaust system which prevents the dispersion of dust, and presents the results of workplace airborne dust measurements with radial saws equipped with either standard exhaust systems or with the improved system. It also includes all technical details and drawings needed to install such a system.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; wood dust; woodworking industry; France; circular saws; local exhaust
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; public OSH institutions; safety guides; data sheet; respirable dust
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Woodworking industry
Lumber and the woodworking industry