Development of recommendations for professional risk management of employees of the mining and processing plant

The authors study the problem of the impact of noise on workers of mining enterprises. The analysis of domestic and foreign literature has been carried out to substantiate the relevance of the problem under study and to study best practices in combating the most common factors, such as noise and dustiness. As a result of the measurements carried out at LLC «Gavrilovskoe Quarry Management», an excess of the noise level was found during crushing and screening operations. Dosimetry and timekeeping were carried out at the workplaces of equipment operators, which made it possible to determine the periods and values of the noise exposure. Noise affecting workers during a shift can affect the safe behavior of workers and increase the risk of injury. Dust was also detected at the workplaces during the implementation of technological processes for unloading and transshipment of minerals. As a result, a comprehensive assessment of the impact of noise in combination with dustiness is necessary. To carry out the analysis, an algorithm for assessing the cumulative impact based on scoring was used. Thus, the cumulative impact was established with an excessive value of the impact level and the probability of error and injury.

Keywords: occupational safety, noise, assessment of the impact of harmful factors, cognitive processes of employees, the risk of erroneous actions, the use of personal protective equipment, score assessment, cumulative impact of factors
For citation:

Korshunov G. I., Nikulin A. N., Krasnoukhova D. Yu. Development of recommendations for professional risk management of employees of the mining and processing plant. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2023;(9-1):199-214. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_ 2023_91_0_199.

Issue number: 9
Year: 2023
Page number: 199-214
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 331.451
DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2023_91_0_199
Article receipt date: 02.05.2023
Date of review receipt: 28.06.2023
Date of the editorial board′s decision on the article′s publishing: 10.08.2023
About authors:

G.I. Korshunov1, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Professor, e-mail:, ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2074-9695,
A.N. Nikulin, Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Assistant Professor, Saint-Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Saint-Petersburg, 190005, Russia, e-mail:, ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6878-0512,
D.Yu. Krasnoukhova1, Graduate Student, e-mail:, ORCID ID: 0000-0001-7573-3864,
1 Saint-Petersburg Mining University, 199106, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.


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D.Yu. Krasnoukhova, e-mail:


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