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Identifying Potential Inhalation and Noise Hazards in Abrasive Blasting Operations

From JPCL, July 2012

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by Thomas E. Enger, MS, CSP, Chmm, Clemco Industries Corp.

This article discusses two common types of hazards that abrasive blasting can create, inhalation hazards and hearing hazards, as well as how to protect against them....
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Tagged categories: Air quality; Clemco; Hazards; Health and safety; Hearing protection; NIOSH; Noise monitoring; OSHA; Protective clothing; Safety equipment

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