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2/1/2004 - Conference papersA general overview of the blasting and CO monitoring of a highway construction project is presented and discussed. The use and effectiveness of residential type CO monitors and multi-gas monitors are discussed.
2/1/2004 - Conference papersA detailed description of blasting-related carbon monoxide migration from a construction site into nearby residential homes.
2/1/2003 - Conference papersReport on NIOSH studies using a 12-foot diameter sphere to identify key factors that may enhance the levels of CO associated with the detonation of several commercial trenching explosives.
10/1/2002 - Conference papersReport on the development and field testing of a solar powered, remote gob gas venthole monitoring and cellular telephone-based real-time data transmission system.
The Use of Light Scattering and Ion Chamber Responses for the Detection of Fires in Diesel Contaminated Atmospheres6/1/2002 - Peer reviewed journal articlesExperiments were conducted to determine the optical scattering properties of diesel particulate matter (DPM) and various combustion aerosols from both flaming and smoldering combustion sources at discrete angles of 151 and 301 in the forward direction...
2/1/2002 - Conference papersReport on a NIOSH study to identify factors that may contribute to nitrogen oxides (NOx) production associated with non-ideal detonation of blasting agents.
9/1/2001 - Book chaptersA summary of aerosol measurement technology currently used in the U.S. mining industry as it relates to regulation, research and personal exposure monitoring.
7/1/2001 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA number of ignition incidents involving mining and farm equipment have illustrated the surprising danger of drilling, cutting, or otherwise penetrating sealed compartments or frames that are filled with metal scrap for ballast.
5/1/2001 - Conference papersThis paper covers the development of NIOSH's modified direct method to measure the gas content of coal samples.
5/1/2001 - Technology NewsNIOSH tech news report on an incident where CO generated from blasting at a strip mine migrated through the ground into a nearby home, poisoning the occupants.