MSHA seeks diesel exhaust data

The US Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has published a request for information on approaches to control and monitor underground miners’ exposures to diesel exhaust

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Diesel-powered equipment is often used in underground mines. Photo: MSHA

Studies published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Cancer Institute found a strong link between diesel exhaust and lung cancer.