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BHP Autonomous Cabinet Field Trial

BHP Autonomous Cabinet Field Trial

  BHP Trial In 2018, BHP consulted with BreatheSafe concerning airborne mine dust mitigation for their Autonomous 793F trucks. A field trial was started to deliver a full system to mitigate airborne dust, heat and water ingress with their Caterpillar fleet of...

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RPME is the best practice to stop respirable dust

RPME is the best practice to stop respirable dust

RPME Respirable Particulate Mitigation Ecosystem:‘A system, or group of interacting elements designed to protect the operator/s breathing zone environment’ Bolting a pressuriser to a cabin without proper seals will not function well at all. Leaks in the cab will allow...

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DPM (Diesel Particulate Matter) is a group one carcinogen

DPM (Diesel Particulate Matter) is a group one carcinogen

Aerosol & DPM: controlling hazardous submicron respirable particles At mineral processing sites, there are lots of substances that can remain airborne for days depending on the size of the particulate matter (PM). There are sites that must mitigate against sulphur...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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