Radon, radioactive

CAS RN: 10043-92-2

Protective Equipment / Clothing

/UNDERGROUND MINES/ Respiratory protection must be used by miners when work practices and engineering controls are not adequate to limit average work shift concentration of radon progeny to 1/12 the average work shift concentration, when entering a mine area where concentrations of radon progeny are unknown or during emergencies. /Use only NIOSH-certified respirators/ /Radon progeny/
/UNDERGROUND MINES/ The mine operator must provide facilities so that miners can wash their hands and faces thoroughly with soap or mild detergent and water before eating or drinking ... provide an adequate number of toilet facilities and encourage the miners to wash their hands thoroughly with soap or mild detergent and water before and after using these facilities ... provide clean change rooms ... storage facilities such as lockers to permit the miners to store street clothing and personal items. The mine operator must provide showers and encourage the miners to shower at the end of the work shift ... cleaning, laundering, or disposal of contaminated work clothing or equipment. Any person who cleans or launders this contaminated work clothing or equipment must be informed by the operator that it may be contaminated with radioactive materials. /Radon progeny/
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