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12/1/1992 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis Bureau of Mines report examines survival odds for a prototypical escape from a mine, and illustrates how these odds change when SCSR training is improved.
1/1/1992 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis study predicts the level of smoke that miners might meet while trying to escape a coal mine fire and describes how smoke would impede their safe escape.
2/1/1991 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper describes a U.S. Bureau of Mines investigation of large-scale coal dust explosions in an experimental mine using a high-speed electropneumatic mechanism for rapid grab-sampling of gases and dusts and shows the benefits of the technique.
Lifting in Stooped and Kneeling Postures: Effects on Lifting Capacity, Metabolic Cost, and Electromyography of Eight Trunk Muscles11/1/1988 - Peer reviewed journal articlesResults of this Bureau of Mines study indicate that it may be advisable to reduce the weight of materials that are handled repetitively in the kneeling posture.
7/1/1985 - Peer reviewed journal articlesMedium frequency (MF) techniques have been successfully applied to the problem of radio voice communications in both coal and metal and nonmetal mines. MF techniques can also be applied to the areas of in-mine control and monitoring. Preliminary work in...
2/1/1984 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe Bureau of Mines has conducted field studies in coal mines throughout the United States to determine the effectiveness of electromagnetic techniques in locating miners trapped underground following a mine accident.
1/1/1978 - Peer reviewed journal articlesExtensive analysis of mine-communications systems has identified specific areas, in particular the excessive times required to locate key personnel underground, the inadequacy of existing phone systems in terms of capacity and privacy and the inability ...