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2/19/2020 - PublicationsThis web version of the NOW HEAR THIS! infographic offers tips on protecting your hearing.
11/23/2019 - Non-peer reviewed journal articlesA trade publication article that explains how companies can avoid four common pitfalls of annual audiometry testing and follow best practices.
4/2/2019 - Research projectsA project to assess whether vibration intensity can successfully be measured on heavy-duty mining equipment and the human body simultaneously using technology capable of evaluating hand-arm vibration (HAV) and its possible translation to the hearing canal.
3/1/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article presenting an assessment of hearing conservation program compliance, and excessive noise exposure and hearing loss risks for both coal and non-coal mining divisions through evaluating MSHA citations.
3/13/2018 - Research areasHearing Loss Prevention Overview Topic Page
2/28/2018 - Research projectsA project to identify and remediate actual and perceived barriers to full implementation of hearing conservation programs at surface stone, sand, and gravel mines.
3/6/2017 - Calls for participationNIOSH Mining's Hearing Loss Prevention Unit is offering free hearing tests at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas!
11/28/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to develop ventilation technologies to reduce noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in the mining industry.
10/22/2016 - Research projectsA project to improve the effectiveness of hearing loss prevention interventions through development, refinement, promotion, and long-term evaluation.
10/22/2016 - Research projectsA project to develop durable noise controls that reduce the noise exposure of longwall mining system crews and facilitate the commercialization of the controls to make them available for all miners.