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Control of diesel particulate matter in underground coal mines

Control of diesel particulate matter in underground coal mines

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in Washington, D.C. (2401 E St., N.W., MS #9800, Washington 20241) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diesel motor exhaust gas -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Mine ventilation -- Equipment and supplies.,
  • Coal mines and mining.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 10.

    Statementby W.F. Watts, Jr. ... [et al.].
    SeriesReport of investigations ;, 9276, Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) ;, 9276.
    ContributionsWatts, W. F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN23 .U43 no. 9276, TN305 .U43 no. 9276
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1811217M
    LC Control Number89600165

    Advance Strategies for Controlling Exposures to Diesel Aerosols FY18 – FY22 Presented b y. • Approximately 15, underground coal miners and 11, underground metal/nonmetal (M/NM) miners in the U.S. are exposed to aerosols and gases emitted concentrations of diesel particulate matter in underground mines. diesel particulate. The Diesel Particulate Sub-Committee has produced this booklet to promote a better understanding of the hazards and appropriate control methods associated with diesel particulate in the coal mining industry. Published by THE JOINT COAL BOARD

    Exposure to diesel exhaust and diesel particulate matter (DPM) is an occupational hazard to truckers, railroad workers, occupants of residential homes in vicinity of a rail yard, and miners using diesel-powered equipment in underground mines. Adverse health effects have also been observed in the general population at ambient atmospheric. In , the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) estimated that 18% of the underground coal mines and 78% of the underground metal/nonmetal mines in the US used diesel engines. Several states in the US ban, or significantly restrict, the use of diesel-powered equipment in underground coal rangelyautomuseum.com by:

    Bureau of Mines. Diesels in Underground Mines: Measurement and Control of Particulate Emissions. Bureau of Mines Information and Technology Transfer Seminar. pp. Cantrell, B. K. Source Apportionment Analysis Applied to Mine Aerosol: Coal Dust and Emissions Aerosol Measurement. 3rd U.S. Mine ventilation Symposium. To investigate the air quality impact of MTM, the geochemical characteristics of atmospheric particulate matter (PM) from five surface mining sites in south central West Virginia, USA, and five in-state study control sites having only underground coal mining or no Cited by:


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Control of diesel particulate matter in underground coal mines Download PDF EPUB FB2

The U.S. Bureau of Mines has conducted research on methods to reduce and to measure diesel particulate matter (DPM) aerosols in underground coal mines.

One objective of this report is to present findings from an investigation of the DPM reductions obtained by an engine-mounted integrated control. Elemental carbon (EC) is used as a surrogate for regulating the exposure to diesel particulate matter (DPM) of underground metal/nonmetal miners.

Currently, EC represents DPM well in underground mines. Some control technologies have been shown to possib. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Control of diesel particulate matter in underground coal mines. Washington, D.C. ( E St., N.W., MS #, Washington.

findings have been the basis for the development of control technologies for diesel particulate in NSW underground coal mines. Methods used to achieve these aims involved: a) The construction of a test rig to measure the efficiency and backpressure of new and used disposable filtersCited by: 1.

Many of the technologies and strategies available to the coal and metal/nonmetal underground mining industries to control exposures of underground miners to diesel pollutants are similar.

However, the differences in the U.S. regulations limiting DPM exposures of miners in underground coal mines [66 Fed. Reg. () 1 1 Federal Register. An Integrated Approach to Control Diesel Particulate Matter In Underground Coal Mines Pramod C.

Thakur and Larry D. Patts2 1CONSOL Coal Group, Morgantown, West Virginia,U.S.A.; 2CONSOL Coal Group, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. ABSTRACT Diesel engines were mtroduced in European, Asian, and Australian coal mines nearly fifty years ago and more recently in rangelyautomuseum.com: Pramod C.

Thakur, Larry D. Patts. Exposure To Diesel Particulate Matter”, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Manual of Analytical Methods, Fourth Edition, MethodDiesel Particulate Matter as Elemental Carbon), August 15, United States Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, “Diesel Particulate Matter Control.

Workers underground mines are at risk of Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) exposure. Exposure from DPM is one of the problems that can be found in underground mines. Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right.

Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions. Impact on underground coal mines. In underground coal mines, MSHA imposes distinct requirements for diesel-powered equipment usage. This is due to the possible presence of coal dust, explosive gas mixtures, and other related safety matters.

MSHA also requires that any diesel equipment used in an underground coal mine must be approved by Cited by: 1. Ambient air monitoring (personal and area sampling) indicates whether the overall diesel emissions control strategy is effective, sufficient, and functioning properly to ensure workers health.

Ontario Regulation sets the maximum concentration of diesel particulate matter in underground mines at. Coal seams are not all coal; it also contains rock bands in it.

Besides, the roof and floor are also mined to a little extent with coal. Calcium carbonate dust is profusely used in mines to neutralize coal dust. Diesel engines, if used, add diesel particulate matter to respirable coal dust.

The resulting coal dust, therefore, contains many. In Junethe International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an arm of the World Health Organisation, reclassified diesel engine exhaust to be a Group 1 agent – substances that are carcinogenic to humans. Prior to this, diesel particulate matter (DPM) had been classified as.

Controlling diesel particulate matter in underground mines Diesel engine exhaust is a complex mixture of toxic gases and particulates produced from the combustion of diesel fuel.

It is classified as a Group 1 definite human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Diesel Particulate Matter in Underground Mines – Controlling the Risk (an update) Page 12 of 15 One mine has demonstrat ed that significant re ductions in DPM can be achieved through.

This rule establishes new health standards for underground coal mines that use equipment powered by diesel engines.

This rule is designed to reduce the risks to underground coal miners of serious health hazards that are associated with exposure to high concentrations of diesel particulate matter.

"Diesel engines are a major contributor to concentrations of submicron aerosols, CO, CO2, NOX, SO2 and hydrocarbons (HC) in underground coal and metal/nonmetal mines. The extensive use of diesel-powered equipment in underground mines makes it challenging to control workers' exposure to submicron aerosols and noxious gases emitted by those engines.

Leveraging Coal Mine Methane/Ventilation Air Methane for Improving Ventilation Standards in Indian Underground Coal Mines and to Reduce Its Carbon Footprints. Satish K. Sinha, D. Panigrahi. Review of Diesel Particulate Matter Control Methods in Underground Mines.

Ping Chang, Guang Xu. Pages Buy this book on publisher's site. Apr 14,  · MSHA proposes new diesel particulate matter exposure regulations for underground coal miners in the US 14 April On 9 Aprilthe US Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) proposed a rule that would establish new health standards for underground coal mines that use equipment powered by diesel engines.

Aug 04,  · Diesel-powered equipment is widely used in the mining industry due to its superb performance, cost-effectiveness, efficiency as well as durability. However, there is a potential for miners in underground mines to be overexposed to high concentrations of diesel particulate matter (DPM) with the increasing use of diesel rangelyautomuseum.com: Ping Chang, Guang Xu.

Reduction of diesel exhaust emissions prior to their release into the mine environment is an effective strategy used to prevent or reduce exposure of underground miners to diesel exhaust. The underground coal and MNM mining industries use exhaust after-treatment technology to control and reduce DPM and gaseous emissions from the existing fleet.Reissue of P - Compliance with Diesel Particulate Matter Standard in Underground Coal Mines - 04/13/ PIB Reissue of P - Final Effective Date for Underground Coal Diesel Particulate Standard and Availability of Report on Issues Related to High Temperature Diesel Particulate Filters (HTDPFs) Including Laboratory Results on.Proposed Regulation on Diesel Particulate Matter in Underground Coal Mines Thomas F.

Tomb Mine Safety and Health Administration Pittsburgh, PA U.S.A. ABSTRACT The Mine Safety and Health Administration published a proposed rule for underground coal mines that use diesel-powered rangelyautomuseum.com: Thomas F.

Tomb.