Dust suppression safety measures apply to construction and mining worksites where the potential for air and water pollution from dust traveling through the air onto workers at sites and the general surrounding population.
Dust Suppression Water Trucks
The most used alternative, due to their low cost of implementation and excellent results are dust control trucks. Water should be applied at least three times a day or more, depending on the atmospheric conditions. Also, you should be aware of the quantity of water applied and prevent excess water that can cause erosion problems.
Prevention Of Dust and Pollutants From Going Airborne
A dust suppression water tanker, such as the Western Star 6900XD Water Truck is driven on-site spraying water over the affected areas preventing dust and pollutants from going airborne.
Dust Suppression Practices
The EPA’s recommendations are to clean and impact the least amount of earth if it is not going to be worked on. When possible, it is best to plan and schedule the clearing of sections of the worksite instead of all at once in order to reduce the amount of exposed soil and prevent dust.
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West Chester Machinery is a family owned and operated business celebrating over 36 years of serving the construction industry. We developed our reputation for excellence by providing quality products and superior service.
West Chester Machinery
278 Old Ledgewood Rd
Flanders, NJ 07836
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