Rock Dust Sprayer
Spray rock dust onto walls, roof, and floor of underground mine workings.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Rock Dust Sprayers do?
Sprays water or rock dust onto walls, roof, and floor of underground mine workings to mix with coal dust deposits and prevent explosions, using portable compressed-air pump and hose. Mixes rock dust with water and sprays slurry during working hours, to reduce amount of suspended coal dust in air while miners are present.
Should I be a Rock Dust Sprayer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
Also known as:
Duck Bill Operator, Duck Operator, Sand Digger, Spragger, Timber Robber
How to become a Rock Dust Sprayer
Rock Dust Sprayers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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