Operating remotely removes the equipment operator from work environment, this is a very effective control that reduces occupational exposure to DPM.
This search area includes case studies, research and guidance on remote operation of diesel-powered equipment that deliver both worker health and productivity benefits.
BHP – Diesel particulate matter reduction project
BHP share the scope and early direction for their DPM reduction project at Olympic Dam. [More...]
Management of diesel emissions in Western Australian mining operations – Guideline
Department of Mines and Petroleum, 2013, Management of diesel emissions in Western Australian mining operations ? guideline: Resources Safety, Department of Mines and Petroleum, Western Australia, 37 pp
NIOSH Mining Site Search Browser Link
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Site Browser, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accessed 3 December 2019