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Silica Adds to Respirable Dust Concerns: What If You Could Know the Silica Dust Levels in a Coal Mine After Every Shift?1/1/2016 - Non-peer reviewed journal articlesThis trade publication by NIOSH discusses how respirable silica dust complicates the already complex issue of keeping dust levels low in underground coal mines, and how knowing silica dust levels quickly would help mines keep workers safer.
Assessing Noise and Dust: NIOSH and Vulcan Materials Co. Team Up to Test How Well Helmet-CAM Technology Measures Miner Exposure Levels9/1/2015 - Non-peer reviewed journal articlesThis trade publication piece by NIOSH discusses testing of the Helmet-CAM system. NIOSH partnered with Vulcan Materials Co. to test and evaluate the setup for noise assessment at the company's mining operation near Baltimore.