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  • Introduction

  • Health Risks of Dust and Noise Exposures

  • Sampling Air Quality

  • Limiting Dust Exposures

  • Sampling Noise Levels

  • Limiting Noise Exposures

  • Summary

Regulations

  • MSHA’s Final Rule to Lower Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Coal Dust, Mine Safety and Heath Administration, April 2014

  • Mandatory Heath Standards, Surface Coal Mines and Surface Areas of Underground Coal Mines, Code of Federal Regulations, 30 CFR 71, December 201

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  • Program Information Bulletin No. P13-03, Operator Respirable Dust Sampling Requirements, Mine Safety and Heath Administration, April 201

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  • Noise Control Resource Guide for Surface Mining, Mine Safety and Heath Administration, May 2012

  • A Practical Guide to an Occupational Health Program for Respirable Crystalline Silica, A Joint Project of The Industrial Minerals Association of North America and the Mine Safety and Health Administration, January 2008

  • Noise Basics, Michigan Mine Safety and Health Training, January 2008

  • Compliance Guide to MSHA's Occupational Noise Exposure Standard, Mine Safety and Health Administration, September 1999

  • Dust – What You See Can Hurt You, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Mine Health and Safety Academy, 1999

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Learning Objectives

  • Explain why it is important to control surface miners’ exposures to dust and noise, and list the key components of programs designed to reduce workers’ exposures to environmental hazards.

  • Identify the main sources of dust and noise at surface mines, the related health hazards, and health screening techniques.

  • Explain the goals and techniques for sampling air quality at surface mines.

  • Describe techniques for reducing miners’ exposures to dust and other airborne contaminants.

  • Explain the regulations and techniques for assessing noise levels at surface mines.

  • Describe techniques for reducing miners’ exposure to noise.

Lesson Description

The purpose of the lesson is to provide mining contractors with an awareness of the health risks associated with excessive dust and noise exposure at surface mines and with an awareness of the federal regulations and recommendations for controlling dust and noise exposures. The lesson is part of an 8-hour refresher-training curriculum that mining contractors must complete annually.

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