Water-assisted dust suppression

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2016

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This video relates to the use of water flooding and atomised water mists to suppress the generation and lower the concentration of airborne crystalline silica dusts. It illustrates the following good practice: use water-fed tools for cutting, grinding and shaping products containing crystalline silica.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
NEPSI (European Network on Silica)
Tasks covered: 
Other
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Other
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

respirable crystalline silica

CAS Number: 
14808-60-7
EC number: 
238-878-4
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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