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Lead: Secondary Lead Smelter



Raw Materials Processing                 

Batteries being conveyed to hammermillSecondary lead smelter feed materials usually require processing before being charged into a smelting furnace. Handling and transporting lead-bearing materials may expose workers to lead-bearing dust during:
Included in the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health publication Mineral Processing Dust Control is the Dust Control Handbook for Mineral Processing, US Department of Interior, Bureau of Mines (1987).


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