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Safety, Social and Environmental Sustainability


A portable thoron-in-breath unit has been designed, constructed and then used to measure the quantity of thoron exhaled in the breath of employees in the mineral sands industry who have been, or are currently, involved in the operation and maintenance of the dry separation plant.

Keywords: thorium, lung burden, mineral sands

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