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10/5/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article that introduces a new method for the quantifying boot outsole wear.
Measurement of the Influence of Antennas on Radio Signal Propagation in Underground Mines and Tunnels10/4/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper reports the influence of antennas on radio signal propagation in tunnels and underground mines.
A Field Study of a Roof Bolter Canopy Air Curtain (2nd Generation) for Respirable Coal Mine Dust Control9/1/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis article describes NIOSH's testing of a 2nd generation roof bolter canopy air curtain (CAC) design at a Midwestern underground coal mine.
Field Investigation to Measure Airflow Velocities of a Ram Dump Car Using Circular Routing at a Midwestern Underground Coal Mine: A Case Study8/16/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article describing a field investigation completed to determine air velocities as well as operator dust exposure during shuttle car operation.
NIOSH researchers interviewed mineworkers to understand the affects mobile proximity detection systems can have on mineworkers and the mining process, as well as the risks they may present.
Performance Comparison of Real-Time Light Scattering Dust Monitors Across Dust Types and Humidity LevelsThis paper presents a performance comparison of three commercially available light scattering dust monitors to a reference monitor tested within a laboratory aerosol chamber.
This paper describes the features of VR Mine, a NIOSH-developed a virtual reality framework that allows the rapid generation of VR software applications for use in research.
This study focuses on the visibility of trip hazards within the interior working areas of the roof bolting machine for various lighting conditions that include the NIOSH-developed Saturn LED area luminaire.
Factors Affecting the Performance of Trickle Dusters for Preventing Explosive Dust Accumulations in Return AirwaysThis paper summarizes the results of coal and rock dust deposition studies conducted within an experimental mine, along with limited data collected from the tailgate of an operating longwall.
7/1/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA study was performed to determine mobile equipment operators’ views of slip, trip, and fall risks from mobile equipment, and to ascertain what factors, tasks, and conditions they perceive as contributing to these risks.