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What should you know about Dusts?

What should you know about Dusts?

 Most dust is invisible in low concentrations

Fine dust float for a long time in the air we breathe

Fine dust float for a long time in the air we breathe

Dust is everywhere.

Inevitably, dusts are generated in places where products are machined and processed. Coarse dust settles quickly, but fine dusts float for a long time in the air we breathe. They can be inhaled deep into the lungs and deposited there.

That's why in the long-term dust can damage the health of people in the workplace. The golden rule of work safety and health protection must apply for dust in the workplace:

"Avoid what can be avoided!"

What are the demands?

What are the demands?

MWC Value =  Maximum Workplace Concentration (applies to gases, fumes and suspended particles)

BIA = Berufsgenossenschaftliches Institut für Arbeitssicherheit (Institution for safety at work established by the German employers' liability insurance association)

ZH 1/487 = ZH: central agency for accident prevention. Series ZH 1 - rules and guidelines of the employers' liability insurance association. 487: "Equipment for the extraction of dust particles harmful to health with redirection of clean air to the work area"

Comparison between HVAC filter classes and Dust filter classes

Comparison between HVAC filter classes and Dust filter classes

HVAC = DIN EN 779  &  DIN 24181

Dust filters = ZH1/487  &  DIN EN 60335-2

http://www.dguv.de/dguv-test/de/produktsicherheit/pruefgrundlagen/pruefgrundsaetze/pg_pdf/gs_bia_m06.pdf

 

Dust filters

Air pollution Directives

Air pollution Directives

Dust explosions Combustible: Preventing and Mitigating the Effects of Fire and Explosions

Dust explosions Preventing

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