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Development of a new mineral dust monitoring method incorporating genotoxicity assessment: field measurements

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posted on 02.04.2020 by Dino Pisaniello
This project sought to investigate the surface reactivities of a wide range of minerals extracted from South Australian mines and quarries. Conventional occupational hygiene dust sampling methods were combined with a laboratory assay which measures the production of DNA-damaging hydroxyl radicals. A standard set of laboratory analytical conditions were established, and in this way the relative reactivities of airborne and bulk dust samples were compared.

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South Australian Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee

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