Paper Dust Collection Hazards
Although there currently is no enforceable standard limiting occupational exposure to paper dust, this contaminant is suspected of causing respiratory problems like chronic cough, chest tightness and asthma. Paper dust indisputably carries a risk of dust combustion with potentially devastating effects.
Paper Dust Collection Solutions
Air Purification Inc. carries a broad range of industrial dust collectors suitable for the preventive maintenance of paper dust. Some paper-processing facilities, particularly those with areas processing chemically treated paper, may be required by OSHA to use an industrial vacuum cleaner classified as “explosion-proof” to clean hazard-rated areas.