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  • coal miners' hearing protection behaviors: A

    H4 A coal miner's intention to wear hearing protection devices in the mine will be reflected in his or her selfreported behaviors To summarize, this project applies the TPB within the context of health messages designed to persuade Pennsylvania and West Virginia coal miners to wear hearing protection in the mines

  • An Examination of Antecedents to Coal Miners' Hearing

    Mining Publication: An Examination of Antecedents to Coal Miners' Hearing Protection Behaviors: A Test of the Theory of Planned Behavior Keywords: Decision making Ear and hearing protection Miners Original creation date: February 2008 Authors: BL Quick, MT Stephenson, K Witte, C Vaught, S BoothButterfield, DS Patel

  • An examination of antecedents to coal miners' hearing

    Jan 01, 2008  Second, this investigation identified three antecedents to be used in campaigns aimed at increasing hearing protection behaviors among coal miners Hearing loss is a major problem for coal miners, as indicated by NIOSH (1996) Given the need for effective promotional messages designed to advocate hearing protection among coal miners it is

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  • Voluntary HearingProtection Behaviors Among Miners 549

    The three appeals could be effective on the addictiveness to hearing protective behaviors, attitudes, and intentions of Appalachian coal miners (Stephenson et al, 2009) They would also be critical for the defensive mechanisms that relate to defensive avoidance, perceived

  • CDC Mining Topic Hearing Loss Prevention Overview NIOSH

    Mar 13, 2018  A drill bit isolator based on NIOSH Mining technology was found to reduce noise reaching the operator ear by 25 dB (A) It was commercialized by Corry Rubber and Kennametal in 2011 A dualsprocket urethanecoated continuous mining machine chain was developed and was found to reduce noise reaching the operator ear by 57 dB (A)

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  • Former coal miners could be in line for compensation

    Jul 16, 2014  Thousands of coal miners could be in line for compensation for hearing loss – even if they had made a previous claim, according to leading Welsh law firm Hugh James The law firm is inviting former miners living locally to attend one of their forthcoming free seminars taking place in Prestatyn to advise them on possible claims and arrange for

  • CDC Mining Hearing Loss in the Mining Industry

    Furthermore, a NIOSH analysis of a large sample of audiograms showed that at age 50 approximately 90% of coal miners and 49% of metal/nonmetal miners have a hearing impairment By contrast, only 10% of the nonoccupationalnoiseexposed population has a hearing impairment at age 50 Simply stated, most miners have a hearing loss by the time they

  • ERIC EJ Conversations among Coal Miners in a

    Although working in a coal mine can diminish one's hearing capabilities by 50%, not until 2000 did federal laws require companies to establish noise standards in order to help prevent hearing loss among their employees Since then, researchers have worked with safety administrators to develop effective messages promoting hearing protection and testing

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  • Miners' hearing at risk hear

    Miners' hearing at risk Excessive noise levels in the mining industry causing hearing loss in mine workers A study among workers in a coal extraction mine showed that more than 40 percent of all miners suffer from some degree of hearing loss Noise levels were generally found to exceed the maximum noise level limits of 87 dB established by

  • Noise Exposure and Hearing Conservation in US Coal

    5 Enrollment in a hearing conservation program was required for miners exposed at or above the AL, and , 6 A statutory definition for hearing loss cases that must be reported to MSHA based on audiometric testing was established (a deterioration in hearing sensitivity of 25 dB or more at 2000, 3000 and 4000 Hz in either ear,

  • Miners' hearing at risk hear

    Miners' hearing at risk Excessive noise levels in the mining industry causing hearing loss in mine workers A study among workers in a coal extraction mine showed that more than 40 percent of all miners suffer from some degree of hearing loss Noise levels were generally found to exceed the maximum noise level limits of 87 dB established by

  • FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION

    the type of hearing protection and its NRR, and also recorded that information Whether the miner wears hearing protection is important information because noise exposure in a longwall operation will generally exceed allowable limits and the wearing of hearing protection with an

  • A New Solution for the Prevention of Hearing Loss among

    Underground Longwall Coal Miner Noise dose: Ambient vs Inside ESP Underground Coal 0 50 100 Welder 6 disposable pvc foam 58 0 212 0 1754 27 Permitted Exposure Time (Minutes) Miner Type of ESP Earplug Actual Exposure Time (Minutes) PEL Dose % Actual PEL Dose % Projected (8 Hrs) use of personal hearing protection can be established

  • Factors Affecting Thai Workers' Use of Hearing Protection

    This supports findings of other studies that have used ecological models to explain hearing protection behavior amongst workers Coal miner’s having more than six months of coal mining job

  • Miners’ Rights and Responsibilitie

    Emergency Response Act of 2006 (MINER Act), and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations (30 CFR) grant a variety of rights for individuals employed as miners, designated representatives of miners, and applicants for employment in mine related jobs Congress wanted to encourage each to take an active, responsible

  • Occupational health hazards in mining:an overview

    has proven difficult in mining and noiseinduced hearing loss remains common [5,6] The review by McBride in this issue (pp 290–296) gives a detailed account of noise and noiseinduced hearing loss in mining Alcoa WorldAlumina Australia,Applecross,Perth,WA 6953,Australia Correspondence to: A MDonoghue,PO Box 252, Applecross,Perth,

  • Kentucky Coal Miner Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

    Conscientious miners use a variety of mining safety equipment and practices to protect themselves, but years of physical work in a coal mine can cause wear and tear and cumulative trauma, hearing loss and serious respiratory disease Despite taking precautions, coal miners face illness and injury from: Coal

  • Why US coal miners are still developing black lung disease

    Jun 03, 2011  Among the deceased Upper Big Branch (UBB) miners, 24 of the 29 had enough lung tissue to be examined by a pathologist, and 71% of these men had evidence of black lung (aka Coal

  • MSHA: Deaths among coal miners reach ‘historic low’ in

    Jan 19, 2021  Arlington, VA — Twentynine miners died on the job in 2020, marking the sixth straight year the annual total has remained below 30, the Mine Safety and Health Administration announced Jan 13 Although last year’s fatality total represents a 74% increase from the 2019 total of 27, MSHA reports that coal miners represented five of the 2020 deaths – “a historic low”

  • Coal miners voice concerns at EPA hearing

    Jun 05, 2012  Kentuckians got the chance tonight to voice their opinion on current coal mining restrictions Coal miners voice concerns at EPA hearing By WATCH The Bottom Line with Bill Bryant 0327

  • CDC Mining News Articles NIOSH

    Mar 25, 2021  NIOSH Exhibit at the 2017 SME Annual Conference February 17, 2017 NIOSH will showcase some of its latest mine safety and health research at the 2017 Society for Mining, Metallurgy Exploration (SME) Annual Conference and Expo February 19–22 in Denver, Colorado Refuge Alternative Research at SME 2017

  • Ludlow Massacre Wikipedia

    The Ludlow Massacre was a mass killing perpetrated by antistriker militia during the Colorado Coalfield WarSoldiers from the Colorado National Guard and private guards employed by Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (CFI) attacked a tent colony of roughly 1,200 striking coal miners and their families in Ludlow, Colorado, on April 20, 1914Approximately 21 people, including miners' wives and

  • Requirements Applicable to Underground Coal Mines

    § 451161176 Noise levels and ear protection Approved hearing protection shall be provided to miners by the mine operator Miners shall wear approved hearing protection in areas of excess noise levels in accordance with the mine's hearing conservation program approved under 30 CFR Part 62 1978, c 729, § 451991; 1994, c 28; 2005, c 3

  • Easing pollution regulations won’t save coal Nothing will

    Nov 30, 2017  Coal miners listen to speakers during an Environmental Protection Agency public hearing, Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017, at the state Capitol in Charleston, West Virginia While political attention has been focused on a Republican tax cut plan that needlessly cuts taxes for the wealthy and big corporations that will balloon the deficit, the Trump

  • Requirements Applicable to Underground Coal Mines

    § 451161176 Noise levels and ear protection Approved hearing protection shall be provided to miners by the mine operator Miners shall wear approved hearing protection in areas of excess noise levels in accordance with the mine's hearing conservation program approved under 30 CFR Part 62 1978, c 729, § 451991; 1994, c 28; 2005, c 3

  • A New Solution for the Prevention of Hearing Loss among

    Underground Longwall Coal Miner Noise dose: Ambient vs Inside ESP Underground Coal 0 50 100 Welder 6 disposable pvc foam 58 0 212 0 1754 27 Permitted Exposure Time (Minutes) Miner Type of ESP Earplug Actual Exposure Time (Minutes) PEL Dose % Actual PEL Dose % Projected (8 Hrs) use of personal hearing protection can be established

  • Factors Affecting Thai Workers' Use of Hearing Protection

    This supports findings of other studies that have used ecological models to explain hearing protection behavior amongst workers Coal miner’s having more than six months of coal mining job

  • What are the Health Hazards of Mining? 360training

    Miners should also wear hearing protection and get regular hearing checkups Mercury; Mercury exposure and poisoning is a real threat to miners Mercury is found in about 25% of all minerals found in mines, so miners can easily inhale, swallow, or absorb mercury through their skin

  • Occupational health hazards in mining:an overview

    has proven difficult in mining and noiseinduced hearing loss remains common [5,6] The review by McBride in this issue (pp 290–296) gives a detailed account of noise and noiseinduced hearing loss in mining Alcoa WorldAlumina Australia,Applecross,Perth,WA 6953,Australia Correspondence to: A MDonoghue,PO Box 252, Applecross,Perth,

  • MSHA Reports 27 Miners Died in 2017 Occupational Health

    Jan 10, 2019  MSHA Reports 27 Miners Died in 2018 Eighteen of the deaths occurred at surface operations, while nine occurred in underground mines The leading cause of miner

  • Easing pollution regulations won’t save coal Nothing will

    Nov 30, 2017  Coal miners listen to speakers during an Environmental Protection Agency public hearing, Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017, at the state Capitol in Charleston, West Virginia While political attention has been focused on a Republican tax cut plan that needlessly cuts taxes for the wealthy and big corporations that will balloon the deficit, the Trump

  • Population Cancer Risks Associated with Coal Mining: A

    Sep 12, 2013  A) 27 studies of coal mining as an occupational risk factor for cancer [19–45], and B) 7 ecological/crosssectional studies of coal mining and associated cancer risk

  • Coal miners voice concerns at EPA hearing

    Jun 05, 2012  Kentuckians got the chance tonight to voice their opinion on current coal mining restrictions Coal miners voice concerns at EPA hearing By WATCH The Bottom Line with Bill Bryant 0327

  • Noise Induced Occupational Hearing Loss Position Statement

    hearing loss can be attributed to noise exposure, and “occupational hearing loss is the most common cause of noiseinduced hearing loss” (NIH, 1990, pp 34) The impact of hearing impairment on occupational safety and health was underscored by a recent

  • SOL (MSHA) MILLER V OLD BEN COAL ()

    1 Old Ben Coal Company (Old Ben) is engaged in the coal mining business in the State of Illinois, with its home office at 125 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60606, and a regional office at 500 North DuQuoin Street, Benton, Illinois 62812 2 Charles W Miller was employed by Old Ben as an underground miner from June 3, 1974, to July 25

  • I KIND OF PROCEEDING AND NATURE OF THE RULINGS BELOW

    On January 20, 2009, OMHST, as it did in most decertification cases involving a fatality, sent notification to Mr Coulson that his underground coal miner certification was being temporarily suspended pursuant to 31 CSR § 221, et seq According to 31 CSR § 222, the Director of OMHST has authority to temporarily suspend a certificate pending full hearing by the Board (a) if

  • TESTIMONY OF TONY OPPEGARD LABOR CMTE 3

    nonprofit law office which represents coal miners in safetyrelated matters My background: 27 years working for coal mine safety, particularly o/b/o miners in the nonunion mines of eastern KY (not a single union mine average mining height of 4048 inches) 18 years litigating safety discrimination cases under section 105c miners

  • Manchin cautiously hopeful of permanent Miners Protection

    Apr 27, 2017  Sen Joe Manchin says he is “cautiously hopeful” of a permanent health care fix for miners after hearing support from President Donald Trump and the Senate majority leader

  • Requirements Applicable to Underground Coal Mines

    § 451161176 Noise levels and ear protection Approved hearing protection shall be provided to miners by the mine operator Miners shall wear approved hearing protection in areas of excess noise levels in accordance with the mine's hearing conservation program approved under 30 CFR Part 62 1978, c 729, § 451991; 1994, c 28; 2005, c 3

  • Manchin cautiously hopeful of permanent Miners Protection

    Apr 27, 2017  Sen Joe Manchin says he is “cautiously hopeful” of a permanent health care fix for miners after hearing support from President Donald Trump and the Senate majority leader

  • SOL (MSHA) MILLER V OLD BEN COAL ()

    1 Old Ben Coal Company (Old Ben) is engaged in the coal mining business in the State of Illinois, with its home office at 125 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60606, and a regional office at 500 North DuQuoin Street, Benton, Illinois 62812 2 Charles W Miller was employed by Old Ben as an underground miner from June 3, 1974, to July 25

  • TESTIMONY OF TONY OPPEGARD LABOR CMTE 3

    nonprofit law office which represents coal miners in safetyrelated matters My background: 27 years working for coal mine safety, particularly o/b/o miners in the nonunion mines of eastern KY (not a single union mine average mining height of 4048 inches) 18 years litigating safety discrimination cases under section 105c miners

  • Population Cancer Risks Associated with Coal Mining: A

    Sep 12, 2013  A) 27 studies of coal mining as an occupational risk factor for cancer [19–45], and B) 7 ecological/crosssectional studies of coal mining and associated cancer risk

  • EPA hears worries about climate in heart of coal country

    Nov 28, 2017  The Environmental Protection Agency was holding the only scheduled hearing on the policy reversal in Charleston, capital of a state heavily dependent on coal mining The hearing

  • Coal miners voice concerns at EPA hearing

    Jun 05, 2012  Kentuckians got the chance tonight to voice their opinion on current coal mining restrictions Coal miners voice concerns at EPA hearing By WATCH The Bottom Line with Bill Bryant 0327

  • Noise Induced Occupational Hearing Loss Position Statement

    hearing loss can be attributed to noise exposure, and “occupational hearing loss is the most common cause of noiseinduced hearing loss” (NIH, 1990, pp 34) The impact of hearing impairment on occupational safety and health was underscored by a recent

  • Rule changes, bill could help black lung victims

    Apr 03, 2012  After 1982, survivors of a coal miner who was totally disabled due to pneumoconiosis — commonly referred to as black lung disease — had to prove the disease had caused the miner's death One new rule would make that an automatic presumption for those who worked in coal mines for at least 15 years and suffered a totally disabling respiratory

  • Liberals Who Learned About White Privilege Became Less

    May 29, 2019  White privilege is the belief that the kids of poor coal miners in KY have a better shot at a successful life than Obama’s kids awildseaking May292019 at 12:38 pm

  • The History of Uranium Mining and the Navajo People

    The coal miner strike, involving tens of thousands of miners, received prominent national coverage and was not subject to the national security issues that cloaked uranium mining The coal strike led to the passage of both regulations on conditions in the mines and a compensation system for disabled coal miners

  • WEST VIRGINIA OFFICE OF MINERS HEALTH, SAFETY AND

    Coal Truck Driver 421 9 430 95 516 Surface Apprentice 3,639 15 3,654 194 3,833 Underground Apprentice 6,474 27 6,501 284 6,758 Underground Coal Miner 1,523 1,523 244 631 2,382 Surface Coal Miner 650 650 305 298 1,241 Shot Firer Certificate 67 67 22 89 Underground Mine Foreman 207 207 71 59 334 Asst Underground Mine Foreman 226 226 19 245

  • Manchin, Murray and Wyden Call for Action on Miner's

    May 27, 2016  May 27, 2016 Manchin, Murray and Wyden Call for Action on Miner's Pensions Leader Mitch McConnell reiterating their willingness to work in a bipartisan manner under regular order to pass the Miner’s Protection Act, If Congress does not act, thousands of coal miners, including 3,284 miners, dependents and widows in Kentucky, will lose

  • 4 Coal Mining and Processing Coal: Research and

    Although the United States has the vast coal resource described in the previous chapter, perhaps as much as 4 trillion tons, the key issue for policy makers is the amount of coal that is economically recoverableThis is not a fixed quantity, but depends on the geological resource, the market price, and the cost of mining The particular characteristics of the coal mining industry create unique