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noise control and mitigation in mining

Noise control | Are we succeeding?

Cabin Noise and the external Noise of mobile mining equipment have been the enemies of the industry for ages. But are we winning the noise control mitigation battle? We examine the various...

Noise control knob

Exposure & Control of Noise

We live in a noisy world of traffic, urbanisation, machinery, electronic devices and recreational activities. All these contribute to a background level of noise we experience whilst away from work...

noise dosimeter

Your own portable iPhone noise dosimeter

A free noise dosimeter app created by Australian Hearing Services now allows mineworkers to measure noise doses with relative accuracy. Soundlog is an iPhone noise dosimeter that will measure Laeq...

Noise-induced hearing loss causes and prevention

Hearing loss due to occupation is one of the biggest problems facing miners with it being the second most common injury reported in the industry. This should come as no surprise to those in the...

noise induced hearing loss worker earplugs

Noise-induced hearing loss; Causes and Prevention

Hearing loss due to occupation is one of the biggest problems facing miners with it being the second most common injury reported in the industry. This should come as no surprise to those in the...

ears to the ground noise in the mining industry can leave worker with long term effects

Ears To The Ground | Noise in the mining industry

People working in the quarrying and mining industries face a number of occupational health challenges including the debilitating effects of noise-induced hearing loss. The Australian Institute of...