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Document ID (ISN)77498
CIS number 01-1484
ISSN - Serial title 0949-8036 - Gefahrstoffe Reinhaltung der Luft
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Prinz F., Forster E., Dahmann D.
Title Determination of mine air pollution due to particulate diesel emissions in underground coal mining
Original title Ermittlung der Belastung der Grubenwetter durch Dieselmotoremissionen in Steinkohlenbergwerken [in German]
Bibliographic information Nov.-Dec. 1998, Vol.58, No.11-12, p.447-450. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Theoretically possible exposures of workers to particulate diesel emissions in two German underground coal mines were determined by calculation. It appears that the limit of 0.6mg/m3, acceptable for underground coal mining workplaces at the time of the investigation, can be complied with. This calculation method could be applied when planning new mining sites in order to improve prevention and limit workers' exposure.
Descriptors (primary) diesel engines; coal mining; atmospheric pollution; respirable dust
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; prediction formulae; Germany
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Air pollution
Mining and quarrying
Environmental pollution