Determination of micro and nanoparticles in the workplace area at the enterprises of mining industry

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T.S. Ulanova1,2, О.V. Gileva1, М.V. Volkova1,2


1 FBSI “Federal Scientific Center for Medical and Preventive Health Risk Management Technologies”, Russian Federation, Perm, 82 Monastyrskaya St., 614045
2 FSBEI HPE “Perm State National Research Polytechnic University”, Russian Federation, Perm, 29 Komsomolsky Pr., 614990
3 SBEI HPE “Perm State Medical University named after academician E.A. Wagner of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Russian Federation, Perm, 26 Petropavlovskaya St., 614990


The results of the studies of working area air in mining operations on the content of micro and nanoparticles are presented. In eight of the nine workplaces the excess is detected to the control of fine dust fraction PM 10 content from 4 to 13 times, fractions RM 4,0 and PM 2,5 from 4 to 9 times, fraction RM 1,0 from 3.5 to 9.5 times, wherein the fine fraction RM 1,0 is from 53 to 85 %. During the workplace study a significant excess of nanoparticles is found directly during the production process in relation to the control from 5 to 68 times.

working area air, mining production, fine particles, nanoparticles
Ulanova T.S., Gileva О.V., Volkova М.V. Determination of micro and nanoparticles in the workplace area at the enterprises of mining industry. Health Risk Analysis, 2015, no. 4, pp. 44-49. DOI: 10.21668/health.risk/2015.4.06.eng
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