• THE STATE OF MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA

    2018-5-23 · mining industry in 2009) To eliminate noise-induced hearing loss By Dec 2024 total operational or process noise emitted by any equipment must State of mining in South Africa. PAGE Industry has limited (if any) control over market forces 26 Source World Bank • Industry is largely a price taker based on international commodity prices

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  • The Exploration of Modern Noise Control Measures for

    2019-1-18 · University of South Africa . Pretoria RSA . steenrj unisa.ac. Abstract . Operations managers are confronted with both first -level noise control (noise engineering) and second -level (hearing conservation) measures. The exploration of the full spectrum noise control is highlighted by a case study of South Africa s largest gold mining group.

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  • Mining sector records 51 fatalities SAnews

    2020-1-24 · The mining sector has recorded 51 fatalities in 2019 the lowest ever recorded in the South African mining industry. "This represents a 37 improvement year on year compared to 2018 fatalities " said Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe at a media briefing on the release of the 2019 mine health and safety statistics on Friday.

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  • TITLE PERSONAL NOISE EXPOSURE IN PLATINUM

    2021-3-26 · for the South African Mining Industry during 2005. These Milestones were set with the aim of achieving a reduction of noise levels in the South African Mining Industry and ultimately resulting in a reduction in the number of diagnosed NIHL cases within the South African Mining industry. 1.1.2. Problem Statement

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  • Medicals for the Mining IndustryCare Net Consultants

    Mining is well known as a potentially dangerous industry that poses many occupational health and safety risks to workers. Every person working on a mine in South Africa is required to have a so-called Red Ticketa valid medical certificate stating that he or she is fit to workprior to entering a job site.

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  • The Mining Industry In Ghana An Noise Regulation

    2020-4-3 · The Mining Industry In Ghana An Noise Regulation. Artisanal mining in south africa probably has a long history but this has not been documented.For zimbabwe roger summers has mapped extensive pre-colonial mines prospecting trenches and early processing sites but this has so far not been done for south africa.Violence is a constant problem in the artisanal mining sector.

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  • ASSESSMENT OF NOISE LEVELS IN WORK AREAS AT THE

    2017-11-16 · In the present study noise levels in certain areas exceeded the noise rating limit of 85 dB(A). However such areas are clearly demarcated as noise areas and

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  • Meeting the milestones are SouthSAIMM

    2011-5-30 · processing. Controlling noise has proven difficult in mining and noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) remains common.1 2 The South African Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) held a summit in 2003 where the extent of the impact of NIHL its consequences for the South African mining industry and the fact that NIHL can be prevented were

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  • Rock Drills used in South African Mines a Comparative

    2016-4-8 · however no legislation in South Africa for the maximum emission of noise from machinery and NIHL continues to plague the South African mining industry. In 2005 the Rand Mutual Assurance Company (the insurance company that underwrites the compensation and medical costs for mining industry employees injured because of their

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  • Profiles of noise exposure levels in South African Mining

    2021-5-21 · Concerns have existed about the noise hazard in the South African mining industry since the mid-1960s and attempts to quantify the noise exposure levels have taken place since then1 10–13. Noise exposure levels were reported to have increased marginally between Profiles of noise exposure levels in South African Mining

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  • IntroductionAssociation of Mine Managers South Africa

    2021-6-8 · Mining in South Africa makes a meaningful contribution to the South African economy. Its effects however are more visible locally amongst mining communities and in the rural areas of the country. More than ever before the South African industry is deeply conscious of its role in society its obligations to its host communities and their

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  • NoiseMining Industry Occupational Safety Health

    2021-6-14 · Noise is any unwanted sound that has the potential to interfere with communication and to damage people s hearing. Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is a permanent impairment of hearing resulting from exposure to excessive noise. NIHL is one of the most prevalent occupational injuries in the South African mining industry.

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  • Rock Drills used in South African Mines a Comparative

    2007-1-17 · INTRODUCTION. Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is not confined to the South African mining industry (Nelson et al. 2005).It remains a problem in other countries and is a neglected area for published research in the English language (McBride 2004).Almost two decades ago NIHL in South African gold miners was reported in the medical literature (Hessel and Sluis-Cremer 1987).

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  • Medicals for the Mining IndustryCare Net Consultants

    Mining is well known as a potentially dangerous industry that poses many occupational health and safety risks to workers. Every person working on a mine in South Africa is required to have a so-called Red Ticketa valid medical certificate stating that he or she is fit to workprior to entering a job site.

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  • Human vibration levels in the South African mining industry

    2009-8-27 · South African mining industry. This article reports on the results of the study and includes an assessment of the current situation. Prior to this investigation no objective quantifiable data were available from which the incidence and extent of harmful vibration levels in the South African mining industry could be estimated. The primary

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  • The Exploration of Modern Noise Control Measures for

    2019-1-18 · University of South Africa . Pretoria RSA . steenrj unisa.ac. Abstract . Operations managers are confronted with both first -level noise control (noise engineering) and second -level (hearing conservation) measures. The exploration of the full spectrum noise control is highlighted by a case study of South Africa s largest gold mining group.

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  • Evaluation of the current practices of noise-induced

    2021-1-22 · South African mining industry INTRODUCTION Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) continues to plague the mining industry. Education motivation and training of employees who are exposed to the risk of NIHL in the workplace should be an integral part of an effective hearing conservation programme (HCP). 1 The South African National

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  • Occupational noise-induced hearing loss in the mining

    2020-6-20 · Background Historically occupational health concerns associated with mining particularly occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL) were ignored by the mining sector policy-makers and academic researchers. As such there is a dearth of literature related to ONIHL especially in low- and middle-income countries such as South Africa.

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  • Occupational noise-induced hearing loss in the mining

    2020-6-20 · Background Historically occupational health concerns associated with mining particularly occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL) were ignored by the mining sector policy-makers and academic researchers. As such there is a dearth of literature related to ONIHL especially in low- and middle-income countries such as South Africa.

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  • TITLE PERSONAL NOISE EXPOSURE IN PLATINUM

    2021-3-26 · for the South African Mining Industry during 2005. These Milestones were set with the aim of achieving a reduction of noise levels in the South African Mining Industry and ultimately resulting in a reduction in the number of diagnosed NIHL cases within the South African Mining industry. 1.1.2. Problem Statement

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  • IntroductionAssociation of Mine Managers South Africa

    2021-6-8 · Mining in South Africa makes a meaningful contribution to the South African economy. Its effects however are more visible locally amongst mining communities and in the rural areas of the country. More than ever before the South African industry is deeply conscious of its role in society its obligations to its host communities and their

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  • Mining sector records 51 fatalities SAnews

    2020-1-24 · Mining sector records 51 fatalities. Friday January 24 2020. The mining sector has recorded 51 fatalities in 2019 the lowest ever recorded in the South African mining industry. "This represents a 37 improvement year on year compared to 2018 fatalities " said Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe at a media briefing on the release of the

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  • Occupational noise-induced hearing loss in the mining

    2020-6-20 · Background Historically occupational health concerns associated with mining particularly occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL) were ignored by the mining sector policy-makers and academic researchers. As such there is a dearth of literature related to ONIHL especially in low- and middle-income countries such as South Africa.

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  • Prevalence and degree of noise- induced hearing loss in

    2016-11-30 · In South Africa mining is the country s largest industry employing 5.1 of all workers in the non-agricultural formal sector of the economy a reported total of 458 600 employees in 2006.1 The processes associated with mining generate tremendous noise as a result of activities such as percussion

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  • Human vibration levels in the South African mining industry

    2009-8-27 · South African mining industry. This article reports on the results of the study and includes an assessment of the current situation. Prior to this investigation no objective quantifiable data were available from which the incidence and extent of harmful vibration levels in the South African mining industry could be estimated. The primary

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  • TITLE PERSONAL NOISE EXPOSURE IN PLATINUM

    2021-3-26 · for the South African Mining Industry during 2005. These Milestones were set with the aim of achieving a reduction of noise levels in the South African Mining Industry and ultimately resulting in a reduction in the number of diagnosed NIHL cases within the South African Mining industry. 1.1.2. Problem Statement

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  • Prevalence and degree of noise- induced hearing loss in

    2016-11-30 · In South Africa mining is the country s largest industry employing 5.1 of all workers in the non-agricultural formal sector of the economy a reported total of 458 600 employees in 2006.1 The processes associated with mining generate tremendous noise as a result of activities such as percussion

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