Selecting a dust control system — Part II
A dust control system can provide several benefits in a plank it can improve worker safety, minimize costs of workers' compensation, and improve operating economy. Part I of this two-part article [October 1989] explained why dust control is necessary and gave details on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA] regulations that pertain to dust control. Part I also described what a dust control system should do and how to evaluate your plant's dust control needs.
Part II explains how to design and select a dust control system, provides information about system types and components, and includes a 10-point checklist to help you select a dust control system. Other information in Part II details how to ensure your system is operating properly and how to maintain your dust control system.