Evaluation of the vibration and noise from mining equipment

2021-8-22  Several seats, mainly those of the Minecat 100PC and several scooptrams, contributed significantly to the increase in the operator's vibration exposure. The noise exposure of the operators of the different equipment was also documented. The pneumatic equipment, such as backhoes and pneumatic rock drills, had the highest noise levels.

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Vibration characteristics of mining equipment used in ...

Materials and Methods: Vibration levels of 157 mining equipment including dumpers, dozers, etc. in 10 opencast mines were measured through accelerometer and recorded in vibration analyzer.

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Understanding the whole-body vibration produced by

Whole-body vibration is one of the most significant occupational hazards, affecting various industries, here specifically, mining. Long term exposure is a recognised risk factor for diverse symptoms and diseases. Companies have a role to play when it comes to

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Preventing Exposure to Whole-Body Vibration

2019-1-18  vibration exposure and low-back pain was reported by NIOSH in a review of 19 research studies. A key finding showed a strong correlation between whole-body vibration and low-back pain in 15 of the 19 studies reviewed. Mining equipment-induced vibration. 72. PITQUARRY January 2019. KEVIN YANIK. MOBILE EQUIPMENT SAFETY

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Mine blasting vibration and its effects on buildings and ...

2015-8-13  Mine blasting vibration and its effects on buildings and ... Construction equipment, particularly vibrating rollers, is frequently blamed for causing damage to buildings near construction sites and a means of evaluating the claims is required.

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Health risk of whole body vibration in mining trucks ...

2017-9-17  Mining machineries are generally exposed to intensive vibrations in harsh mining environment. If vibrations are beyond the tolerable limit, the machine and its operator health will be under the risk. In this work, the vibration of a mining truck at different operational conditions are simulated and discussed. To achieve this aim, three haul roads with low, medium and poor qualities are ...

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Managing whole-body vibration associated with

2019-7-17  Managing whole-body vibration associated with underground coal mining equipment Lynas, D., Burgess-Limerick, R. (2019) Managing whole-body vibration associated with underground coal mining equipment CSHST 20643 Final report. !1 Coal Services Health and Safety Trust project 20643 Final report Danellie Lynas Robin Burgess-Limerick

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INVESTIGATION OF BLAST-INDUCED UNDERGROUND

2014-4-2  mine operators. Ground vibration effects generated from surface mine blasting are also causing public concern. In response to this concern, the U.S. Bureau of Mines (Stagg and Engler, 1980) has measured and analyzed ground vibrations and their effects on underground and surface structures.

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Assessing vibration: a technical guideline

2012-5-15  include construction and excavation equipment, rail and road traffic, and industrial machinery. Low-frequency, airborne pressure waves emitted by some heavy vehicles, aircraft and machinery can also cause vibration in buildings. Some vibration sources give rise to audible effects such as structure-borne noise and secondary rattling of

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Mining - SPM Instrument

The mining industry is a heavy industry where condition monitoring equipment must survive mechanical and environmental forces. The SPM product range includes portable instruments, online systems and accessories specifically suited for shock pulse monitoring of rotating machinery and vibration monitoring equipment for detecting misalignment ...

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Evaluation of the vibration and noise from mining equipment

Summary. The aim of this project was to identify the different vibration and sound sources from among a range of mining equipment which can potentially have a harmful effect on workers' health. First, a questionnaire was distributed to 12 underground mines to produce an inventory of the underground mining equipment. Eight (8) mines responded.

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(PDF) Vibration characteristics of mining equipment used ...

Materials and Methods: Vibration levels of 157 mining equipment including dumpers, dozers, etc. in 10 opencast mines were measured through accelerometer and recorded in vibration analyzer.

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CDC - Mining Project - Whole-Body Vibration Measure

2017-1-3  Exposure to whole-body vibration (WBV) negatively impacts the health and safety of exposed mine workers. Off-road mining equipment operates on rough surfaces under harsh operating conditions that produce WBV and mechanical shock. Vibration is often complex, contains many frequencies, occurs in several directions, and changes over time.

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Understanding the whole-body vibration produced by

2020-11-1  1. Introduction. Whole-body vibration (WBV) has been identified as one of the dominant occupational hazards in the mining industry (Chaudhary et al., 2015a).In recent years, the number of injuries associated with mining vehicles has increased (Kia et al., 2020).However, it can be a significant problem in other industries such as agriculture, construction, transportation, and even aviation and ...

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Vibration Analysis for Monitoring the Condition of ...

2017-5-11  Underground mining has very high risks associated with safety of both miners and mining equipment. One of them is the stability of the tunnel. At the time of digging the tunnel, the rock will expand due to be released from main rock. This condition is causing rock cracks and rock escapes from the main rock, and arising stress relief zone.

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Industrial Vibration Solutions Mining Cleveland Vibrator

Pneumatic and Electric powered industrial vibrators in stock ranging in forces as low as 35 lbf. to over 10,000 lbf. in a variety of models from Impact Pistons to Rotary Electrics. Cleveland Vibrator also designs and manufactures custom built Vibratory Screeners, Feeders and Compaction Tables. Each piece of equipment is built-to-spec to provide ...

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Construction and Mining Anti-vibration-solutions

Constructions and Mining Solutions. Trelleborg’s anti-vibration solutions are reducing costs in construction by helping vehicles to operate for longer without maintenance, whilst extending the lifecycle of the vehicle itself. As well as increased longevity, our solutions enhance operating performance and improve safety and comfort.

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Mining Equipment Monitoring PCB Piezotronics

Mining Equipment Monitoring Protection Solutions Sensors approved for hazardous locations, underground mining, corrosive and high temperature areas Mining operation involves a variety of heavy rotating machinery that is used for exploration and processing of precious metals, minerals and materials extracted from the earth.

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Assessing vibration: a technical guideline

2012-5-15  include construction and excavation equipment, rail and road traffic, and industrial machinery. Low-frequency, airborne pressure waves emitted by some heavy vehicles, aircraft and machinery can also cause vibration in buildings. Some vibration sources give rise to audible effects such as structure-borne noise and secondary rattling of

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Mining - SPM Instrument

The mining industry is a heavy industry where condition monitoring equipment must survive mechanical and environmental forces. The SPM product range includes portable instruments, online systems and accessories specifically suited for shock pulse monitoring of rotating machinery and vibration monitoring equipment for detecting misalignment ...

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(PDF) Whole body vibration exposure of heavy earth

Whole-body vibration (WBV) exposure measurements taken from 105 truck drivers employed in 19 mines and other workplaces were evaluated with the criteria prescribed in EU 2002/44/EC directive, BS ...

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Effect of Whole-Body Vibration Exposures on Physiological ...

Assessment of Whole-Body Vibration Exposure in Mining Earth-moving Equipment and Other Vehicles Used in Surface Mining. Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 61 (6), 669–680. [Google Scholar] Mayton AG, Kittusamy NK, Ambrose DH, Jobes CC, Legault ML (2008).

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WHOLE BODY VIBRATION EXPOSURE AND INJURY

2017-5-27  mining industry, whole body vibration (whole body vibration) experienced by operators of heavy equipment vehicles is of main concern because whole body vibration has been associated with an increased risk for the development of musculoskeletal disorders.

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Whole-body vibration associated with underground coal ...

2020-11-1  An investigation of whole-body vibration in Australian underground coal mining equipment was undertaken 20 years ago by McPhee et al. (2001). Operator interviews, and sixty-eight short duration measurements were obtained from a variety of equipment including dolly car, personnel transport, materials transport vehicles and Load-Haul-Dump (LHD ...

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Managing whole-body vibration associated with

2019-7-17  Managing whole-body vibration associated with underground coal mining equipment Lynas, D., Burgess-Limerick, R. (2019) Managing whole-body vibration associated with underground coal mining equipment CSHST 20643 Final report. !1 Coal Services Health and Safety Trust project 20643 Final report Danellie Lynas Robin Burgess-Limerick

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Assessment of Whole-Body Vibration Exposure in Mining ...

2021-1-21  The whole-body vibration exposure measurements were collected from a fleet of vehicles utilized daily in an open-pit surface coal mine located in the Northeastern region of Colombia (Table 1). The mine operates a fleet of approximately 500 pieces of earth-moving mining equipment and vehicles. Daily tasks in the mine include

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Vibration Analysis for Monitoring the Condition of ...

2017-5-11  Underground mining has very high risks associated with safety of both miners and mining equipment. One of them is the stability of the tunnel. At the time of digging the tunnel, the rock will expand due to be released from main rock. This condition is causing rock cracks and rock escapes from the main rock, and arising stress relief zone.

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CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF WHOLE-BODY

2020-10-3  coal mining equipment on an Australian mine site. Results indicated that operators of dozers in particular are frequently exposed to vertical whole-body vibration levels that lie within or above the HGCZ. Subsequently, long duration measurements were collected from 60 dozers during normal operation on an Australian mine site (Lynas Burgess-

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Mining - Industries Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies

Vibration sensors for fault detection on mining machinery. Wilcoxon vibration monitoring sensors are used to detect faults, identify wear, prevent damage, and avoid costly repairs on mining equipment used in hazardous mining operations. Vibration analysis and diagnostics is an important component for mining industry machinery engineers focused ...

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Mining Equipment Monitoring PCB Piezotronics

Mining Equipment Monitoring Protection Solutions Sensors approved for hazardous locations, underground mining, corrosive and high temperature areas Mining operation involves a variety of heavy rotating machinery that is used for exploration and processing of precious metals, minerals and materials extracted from the earth.

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