Environmental Fallout Dust Monitoring Equipment and Devices
DustWatch CC - South Africa
DUST FALL-OUT MONITORING PROGRAMME
MONTHLY REPORT 13/06 to 17/07/02
This report covers a 34-day period in June and July 2002, with two cycles for each DustWatch unit being completed.
2 Climatic Conditions
A total of 53.4 mm of rain fell in this period. This is a lower rainfall than the previous period that had over 110 mm of rain.
Table 1: Rainfall data (Bold values are rain within the period)
3 Comments on the result
The inside units are:
The outside units are:
The minimum fall-out dust level in this period was 30.446 mg/m2/day, from the north bucket at the SS unit in the 2nd cycle.
fall-out dust level in this period was 427.717 mg/m2/day, from the
south bucket at the CCRD unit in the 2nd cycle.
This is the 2nd period in a row that this unit has yielded
the highest result.
Table 2: Legal classification of fall-out dust
Studying the DustWatch units north and west of the plant, we note the following:
Looking at the other units, we note the following:
4 Microscopic analysis
As expected more units indicated high pollen counts during this period, and we recommend that workers, who are sensitive to pollens, consider taking preventative measures.
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