PROFESSION SHEET : MINING INDUSTRIES AND MINING PROTECTION
15 January 2019
Miners face very high levels of dust. This guide assesses. Chemical risks in the mining industryPROFESSION SHEET : MINING INDUSTRIES AND MINING PROTECTION.pdf
Mineral production requires the set up of a series of physical and chemical processes. These can happen at any time, from the excavation of the ore which contains the metal in mineral form, to the transformation of the metal. WeeSafe offers a range of short-term clothing and mining protection for the mining industry.
LIST OF DIFFERENT HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS MET IN MINING INDUSTRIES
Hazardous products in liquid or dry form, during the excavation operations: Crystalline silica, Coal dusts, Arsenic, Cobalt, and Lead.
During the solvent extraction operations: Solvent extraction
During the extraction by melting ore Leaching: extraction process: Sulfuric acid
During the analysis of samples taken during exploration drilling: Hydrofluoric acid
MINING PROTECTION IN THE MINING INDUSTRY
Coverall in ultra breathable SMS material. It protects against all dangerous fine dust. The WeeCover coverall can be worn during excavation phases to protect against large amounts of suspended dust, including crystalline silica. Its loose fitting and knitted cuffs provide the operator with absolute comfort.
Combination offering optimum protection against splashing of liquid products with low chemical concentration. The WEEPRO coverall is also worn during beneficiation (mineral separation process) to protect against the various chemicals used. The zipper is covered with a self-adhesive flap to seal the front of the body
HIGH VISIBILITY ADDITIONAL PROTECTION
High-visibility over-trousers for use in both opencast and underground mines. Traditional washable clothing may be contaminated with dangerous dust and be damaged by wear. The single-use mining protection WEEPANTS over-trousers allows the wearer to have an unsoiled, highly visible and uncontaminated outfit
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