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EVADE 2.2 has been updated with expanded video and data features to make it a more generalized and powerful tool.
2/1/2012 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe performance of the current regulatory approach was found to be lacking due to the use of a variable property - quartz content in airborne dust - to establish a standard for subsequent exposures.
3/1/2011 - Peer reviewed journal articlesField tests confirm that an air-blocking shelf installed in the inside perimeter of a blasthole drill shroud substantially improves dust control. This modification reduced respirable dust by 66%–81% in the immediate vicinity of the shroud...
Equivalency of a Personal Dust Monitor to the Current United States Coal Mine Respirable Dust Sampler1/1/2008 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe work presented in this paper focuses on the relationship between the PDM and respirable dust concentrations currently measured by a coal mine dust personal sampler unit utilizing a 10 mm Dorr Oliver nylon cyclone.
9/1/2006 - Reports of InvestigationsThis report includes the theory of operation, description, and the performance of the Personal Dust Monitor (PDM) compared to gravimetric-based reference dust sampling methods and laboratory verification of the instruments accuracy.
6/16/2020A partnership between the NIOSH Mining Program and MSHA to share information concerning respirable mine dust.
4/12/2020 - Research projectsTo demonstrate the suitability and efficiency of monitoring and control solutions which will help to lower the respirable dust exposure of M/NM miners.
4/3/2020 - Research projectsA project to design, validate, and promote the use of advancements in monitoring the exposure of miners to respirable dust, respirable crystalline silica, and diesel particulate matter.
Reducing Silica and other Respirable Hazards in the Industrial Minerals and Metal/Nonmetal Mining Industries2/18/2020 - Research projectsA project to develop control interventions to reduce occupational exposure to silica and other respirable dusts in metal/nonmetal mines and mills.
Respirable Coal Mine Dust (RCMD) Research: Characterization, Deposition, Monitoring, and Mitigation of RCMD and Capacity Building for Mine Health and Safety2/5/2020 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract with the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology to perform respirable coal mine dust research, including characterization, deposition, monitoring, and mitigation of RCMD, while building capacity in the program.