DEWALT Asks: ARE YOU COMPLIANT?

DEWALT Asks: ARE YOU COMPLIANT?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules with the intent to limit workers’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica.

DEWALT has 60+ ways to comply with the OSHA Silica Dust Ruling through its line of PERFORM & PROTECT™ tools and accessories. A full list of these tools and accessories can be found here.

TOOLS

Operate and maintain
tool in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions to minimize dust emissions.

  • Read operator’s manual provided with tool and accessories.
  • To minimize dust emissions use recommended shroud or cowling and dust extractor

 

 

 

ACCESSORIES AND SHROUDS

Use drill or grinder equipped with commercially available shroud or cowling with dust collection system.

  • All DEWALT shrouds and dust collection systems are commercially available.

 

 

 

 

DUST EXTRACTORS

Dust collector must provide the airflow recommended by the tool manufacturer, or greater, and have a filter with 99% or greater efficiency. Dust collector must have a cyclonic pre- separator or Filter-cleaning mechanism. Cleaning/Drilling holes requires a vacuum with a HEPA filter.

  • Both DWV010 and DWV012 provide the necessary air flow for drilling and hammering applications.
  • Both DWV010 and DWV012 ship with dual HEPA filters, which have an efficiency of 99.97% of all particles greater than or equal to 0.3 microns.
  • Both DWV010 and DWV012 have a timed automatic filter- cleaning mechanism.
  • Surfacing, Tuckpointing, and Cutting with grinder requires 25 CFM per inch of wheel diameter, a filter cleaning mechanism, and 99% or greater efficiency.

 

 

For more information and a list of tools and

http://www.dewalt.com/en-us/jobsite-solutions/perform-and-protect/dust-solutions

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