The tobacco industry comprises those persons and companies engaged in the growth, preparation for sale, shipment, advertisement, and distribution of tobacco and tobacco-related products. Workers of tobacco industries are chronically and predominantly exposed to tobacco dust. Inhalation is the common route of absorption of air borne contaminants caused by tobacco dust deterioration of lung functions is related to inhalation of dust.
Tobacco dust can contain bacteria, endotoxins, and fungal spores (molds), pollen, mites, insects, particulates of inorganic materials such as quartz, and residues of pesticides or insecticides. Tobacco dust causes an allergic response that occurs either in the upper airways or in the bronchi, or in both. In evaluating overall lung health,
Illnesses from inhalation of tobacco dust can range from mild irritation in the lungs to permanent lung damage or, in some situations, death.
PrestiVac Vacuum Cleaner Systems are specifically designed to safely vacuum and collect the hazardous and combustible dusts generated in the Tobacco 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: