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Meet and exceed ISO23875 with INPRESS TS Controller

Meet and exceed ISO23875 with INPRESS TS Controller

The new ISO 23875 standard places a greater emphasis on the air quality inside the operator cabin than has been previously addressed. BreatheSafe has always focused on air qualityOne of the latest developments in regulations is ISO 23875 for the mining industry....

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Safe Work Month 2021

Safe Work Month 2021

  Safe Work Month 21 starts today with the theme think safe, work safe, be safe. As a provider of health and safety equipment, we truly know how important it is to keep safe at work. At BreatheSafe, we are committed to providing for the health, safety and welfare...

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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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OEM cabin filters were not designed to stop respirable dust

OEM cabin filters were not designed to stop respirable dust

*OEM filter media is not designed to mitigate respirable dust. Dust inside OEM airway immediately AFTER filter. Fine dust contamination is the main reason for air conditioning-HVAC system underperformance and premature failures. Dust wears out electrical components...

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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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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 a proud...

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