Jackhammer Spray Dust Control

After much research and field testing, the New Jersey Laborers Health and Safety Fund created a guide on how to build a Jackhammer Spray Dust Control for existing equipment.  Download a free copy of the manual.

Jackhammer Spray Dust Control Manual

The Jackhammer Spray Dust Control unit was developed by an informal workgroup interested in controlling silica exposures on NJ road construction sites.  The group is composed of representatives and members of the following organizations: 

  • Utility and Transportation Contractors Association of New Jersey 
  • Associated General Contractors of NJ 
  • Laborers International Union of North America Locals 472 and 172 
  • New Jersey Laborers Health and Safety Fund 
  • New Jersey Department of Transportation 
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services • New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development 
  • National Istitute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Applied Research and Technology, Cincinnati, OH

Jackhammer Spray Dust Control News Room

Support the EPA's Passaic River Bank to Bank Cleanup Plan.

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2014-04-23

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a comprehensive bank-to-bank clean up of the Lower Passaic River, an area left for dead after decades of industrial pollution.  While their recommendations carry some weight, the fact is that offending...

110 Years!!!

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2013-04-12

The Laborers' International Union of North America celebrates its 110th anniversary on April 13th, 2013.  Twenty-five delegates from 23 local unions representing 17 cities--and 8,186 Laborers--convened in Washington, DC to found what was then called...