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Noise Control Toolbox Talks
Hearing Loss Toolbox Talks

MSHA has developed a series of presentations that can be used by the mining community as a training resource in the area of noise and hearing loss prevention. This program series provides brief discussions of several topics including noise exposure surveys, health effects of noise, hearing conservation programs, hearing protective devices, audiometric testing, and noise controls. The following are being provided to you in three formats. They are Microsoft PowerPoint® (PPT), Microsoft PowerPoint Show® (PPS) and Adobe Acrobat PDF (PDF).
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Tool Boxes
  • Effects of Noise - PDF   PPT   PPS
  • Hearing Conservation Program - PDF   PPT   PPS
  • Noise Survey Technique - PDF   PPT   PPS
  • Audiometric Testing - PDF   PPT   PPS
  • Wear Your Hearing Protection - PDF   PPT   PPS
  • Noise Controls at Mills and Plants - PDF   PPT   PPS
  • Surface Noise Controls - PDF   PPT   PPS
  • Noise Controls for Underground Mining - PDF   PPT   PPS
  • Maintenance of Technological Noise Controls - PDF   PPT   PPS
  • Administrative Controls - PDF   PPT   PPS