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Effective prevention of hearing loss in miners.

Authors
Grayson-RL
Source
Holmes Saf Assn Bull 1999 Jan :3-5
NIOSHTIC No.
20023226
Abstract
In this article, all aspects of a comprehensive approach to the prevention of hearing loss in miners will be covered. The discussions will do the following: (1) describe application of the hierarchy of controls in preventing hearing loss in miners, (2) give an example for each type of control measure and its impact, (3) explain the major provisions, beyond the hierarchy of controls, of the recent NIOSH document entitled "Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Noise Exposure, Revised Criteria 1998" relative to a hearing loss prevention program, (4) summarize important points on control of noise exposure for every miner to remember.
Keywords
Hearing-loss; Hearing; Hearing-protection; Miners; Mining-industry; Noise-induced-hearing-loss; Engineering-controls
Publication Date
19990101
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1999
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISSN
0271-3888
NIOSH Division
OD
Priority Area
Disease and Injury; Hearing Loss
Source Name
Holmes Safety Association Bulletin
State
DC
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