ID#: 19348
Entitled, “Silica Dust Measurement in Melipilla”, this image shows NIOSH mining engineer, Andy Cecala, in the process of installing real-time dust monitors, in order to measure the levels of crystalline silica dust, to which workers were being exposed at a rock-crushing business in Melipilla, Chile. Photographer Aaron Sussell, MPH CIH, with NIOSH, was the First Place winner in the 2007 CDC Connects Annual Public Health in Action Photo Contest, in the category of “International Programs”.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ CDC Connects
Creation Date: 2006
Photo Credit: Aaron Sussell; MPH CIH; NIOSH
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