Underground noise interference effects of the personal respirable coal mine dust sampler

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U.S. Dept. of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration , [Washington, D.C.?]
Noise pollution, Coal mines and mining -- Noise control, Coal-mining mach
SeriesInformational report -- IR 1127, Informational report (United States. Mine Safety and Health Administration) -- IR 1127
ContributionsUnited States. Mine Safety and Health Administration
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Get this from a library. Underground noise interference effects of the personal respirable coal mine dust sampler. [Dennis A Giardino; United States. Mine Safety and Health Administration.] -- Examines the noise interference effects of the Mine Safety Appliance (MSA) and Bendix personal respirable coal mine dust samplers.

The noise radiated by these devices is characterized and compared to. Underground-noise interference effects of the personal respirable coal-mine-dust sampler Technical Report Giardino, D.A.

The primary purpose of this study is to determine the potential interference effects of the noise emitted by the MSA Model G and Bendix Model personal respirable coal mine dust samplers in relation to underground warning.

Underground-noise interference effects of the personal respirable coal-mine-dust sampler Technical Report Giardino, D A The primary purpose of this study is to determine the potential interference effects of the noise emitted by the MSA Model G and Bendix Model personal respirable coal mine dust samplers in relation to underground warning.

Underground noise interference effects of the personal respirable coal mine dust sampler. ([Washington, D.C.?]: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, i.e. ), by Dennis A. Giardino and United States.

Mine Safety and Health Administration (page images at HathiTrust) Grant program operators' manual. ([Washington, D.C.?]. In an underground coal mine, the degree of respiratory protection that a properly functioning PAPR will provide the wearer is a function of the type and condition of the air-purifying medium used to filter out the respirable dust particles from the mine air, the workplace environment (i.e., nature and concentration of the respirable coal mine.

The committee was specifically asked not to recommend changes to the requirements of the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA’s) final rule, Lowering Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors (79 Fed.

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Prevention of flammable gas and coal dust explosions. The employer of every underground mine must take reasonable measures to ensure that— (1) a blow out, ignition of flammable gas or initiation of a coal dust explosion does not occur due to the design and positioning of the shot holes or due to the type of explosives that are used.

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Exposure to respirable crystalline silica in occupational environments such as mines has been implicated in serious health outcomes like silicosis and lung cancer. The proportion of silica in respirable dust can vary from below 1% to nearly %, depending on the mine and the geology.

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Results: In the total set of five case studies, measurements were available during pre-intervention (n=64) and post-intervention (n=64) consisting of samples of inhalable dust (n=13); respirable dust (n=64) and respirable quartz (n=51).

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Industrial Safety Engineering SEMESTER I Course Title L 3 3 3 3 4 3 19 T 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 P 0 0 0. Noise might result in acute effects like communication problems, decreased concentration, sleepiness and as a consequence interference with job performance.

Exposure to high levels of noise (usually above 85 dBA) or impulsive noise (about dBC) over a significant period of time may cause both temporary and chronic hearing loss.

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The Committee, charged with characterizing the quality of the indoor environment and determining the potential adverse health effects of pollutants in that environment, selected the following pollutants for detailed discussion: radon and radon progeny, formaldehyde and other organic substances, fibrous building materials, combustion products (resulting from combustion of fuels in space-heating.

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