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Diesel Particulate Exposure | Issue 03-2018


Diesel exhaust comes from the burning of diesel fuel and is a complex mixture of particulate, gases and hydrocarbon vapours. Diesel exhaust contains diesel particulate matter (DPM). It is that puff of black smoke you may see when a diesel engine is started or revved.