Silica (RCS) is twenty times more toxic than coal dust

Silica (RCS) is twenty times more toxic than coal dust

SILICA (RCS) respirable crystalline silica Respirable mine dust in high concentrations cause lung disease due to overloading the defences of the respiratory system as particles start to deposit in the lung. Silica airborne particles are 20 times more toxic to the...
The Invisible Risks of Fine Dust

The Invisible Risks of Fine Dust

The hidden risk factors from fine dust that impacts on the health and safety of operators. The real issue is respirable dust (particulate) inside the breathing zone and the emphasis must be to prevent disease for the entire working life of operators. It is invisible...
Positive Pressure in Operator Cabins Not Enough

Positive Pressure in Operator Cabins Not Enough

 After conducting research and testing, BreatheSafe proposes a real-time dust monitoring study to evaluate the effectiveness of operator cabins working at mineral processing sites. This study focuses on bulldozers, front end loaders, and haul trucks. BreatheSafe...

Dust in Your Cabin? Learn How to Reduce Service Costs

Do you have dust in your cabin? Is the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system underperforming or not cooling as before? Has the machine been stood down often due to HVAC service or repairs? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the main issue...
Welcome to BreatheSafe News

Welcome to BreatheSafe News

Our motivation is Zero Harm. “The first priority and concern of all in the coal and other mining industry must be the health and safety of its most precious resource – the miner” US Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 1969 – amended 1977 BreatheSafe is...