Mining Publication: Technology News 548 - Bit Isolator Reduces Drilling Noise in Underground Coal Mines

Original creation date: March 2012

Technology News - March 2012

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-110, TN 548, 2012 March; :1-2

To develop an engineering noise control that reduces roof bolting machine (RBM) operators’ exposure to noise in underground coal mines, thereby decreasing the risk of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in RBM operators and other workers in close proximity to RBMs.

Authors: LA Alcorn, DS Yantek, AS Azman

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Technology News - March 2012

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-110, TN 548, 2012 March; :1-2


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