Job Task Name

Blast, drill, remove, or crush rock

Comments

High-risk jobs for metal and non-metal miners are stone polishers/cutters, ball mill operators, rotary drill operators, and crusher operators. Most jobs drilling, cutting, or breaking rock had average exposures >50 ug/m3 plus likely exposure to freshly fractured quartz. [Hyperlink]

Job Task Category

Mining or Quarrying

Reference Link

Metal and non-metal miners' exposure to crystallin...[Am J Ind Med. 2006] - PubMed Result

Exposed To

Minerals

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