|Document ID (ISN)||107782|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
|Convention or series no.
||Phillips J.I., Nelson G., Ross M.H.
||Preventing adverse effects of noise and vibration in the South African mining industry
||Aug. 2006, Vol.16, No.2, p.33-35. Illus. 14 ref.
||http://www.ttl.fi/NR/rdonlyres/DBA20FBC-A6B8-437A-A31F-DE5D68473E99/0/africanews22006.pdf [in English]
||This article describes the objectives of a South African national programme aimed at building awareness of the effects of noise and vibration in the mining industry. It will involve a review of existing knowledge, acquiring new knowledge and developing best practices in the following fields: hearing conservation; tools for rapid diagnostic screening of the hand-arm vibration syndrome; noise testing of rock drills; anti-vibration gloves; whole-body vibration; noise and vibration control.
||noise and vibration control; South Africa; mining industry; vibration; noise
||hearing protection; hand-arm vibration; whole-body vibration; musculoskeletal diseases; drilling machines; equipment testing; hearing loss; vibration protective gloves; safe working methods; research; diagnosis
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||South Africa|
||Mines and quarries
Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
Mining and quarrying