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Applications of Noise Control in the Mining Industry

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According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), “Overexposure to noise remains a widespread, serious health hazard in the US mining industries despite 25 years of regulation” (McBride, 2004).

Noise has been considered a problem in the mining industry for many years, and the gradual growth in mechanization over the last century has resulted in increased noise levels in many sectors (Sensogut, 2007). In fact, it is currently estimated that 80% of US miners work in an environment where the time-weighted noise average exceeds 85 dB, and in 25% of these cases the workers are exposed to noise levels of 90dB or higher (McBride, 2004). 

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