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Document ID (ISN)61233
CIS number 93-2031
ISSN - Serial title 0026-5179 - Mining Engineer
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bennett S.C.
Title Noise control within the UK coalmining industry
Bibliographic information Dec. 1992, Vol.152, No.375, p.159-163. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Major issues relating to noise exposure evaluation, hearing protection and, in particular, engineering noise control research within the UK coalmining industry are discussed. Problems in the accurate assessment of individual noise exposures and the provision of suitable hearing protection are addressed in the context of European legislation concerning noise at work. Noise control research shows that significant noise reductions can be achieved on mining machinery. Studies of noise levels of various types of machine are summarised (roadheading machines, gearboxes, drills, railed manriding sets) along with resulting noise reductions.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; coal mining; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; noise level; research; exposure evaluation; mining machines
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying