Mining has always been among the most hazardous of occupations, and with the increasing demand for coal and minerals. Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or ores from the earth. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay.
Workers may be at risk for occupational diseases due to chemical, or biological exposures in underground and surface mines. These hazards can result in workers experiencing long term health effects, and even death. Many occupational diseases are permanent or have lasting effects once they develop. Some diseases are diagnosed years after a worker is exposed to a harmful agent
PrestiVac Vacuum Cleaner Systems are specifically designed to safely vacuum and collect the hazardous dusts generated in the Mining Industry. Here is a list of different applications. Please click on your application so you can see the different models we have available for you:
- Carbon black
- Chromium (Hexavalent)
- Combustible Dusts
- Toxic / Nuisance Dusts