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9/1/2007 - Conference papersNIOSH participated in an experiment to facilitate the remote control of dozers used on coal stockpiles. The normal sensory cues an operator requires to manipulate the dozer from a remote location were supplemented, such as with a vision system.
4/1/2001 - Information CircularsThis report describes serious injuries occurring to bulldozer operators working at U.S. coal, metal, and nonmetal mines. The period covered is 1988-97.
2/1/2001 - Conference papersOne recurring mine safety problem - a dozer falling into a void over a drawpoint on a coal surge pile - was analyzed using fault tree analysis software on a personal computer. The analysis identified basic and intermediate events that led to the burial ...
Field Assessment of Control Techniques and Long-Term Dust Variability for Surface Coal Mine Rock Drills and Bulldozers9/1/1999 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAirborne respirable dust surveys were conducted at six surface coal mines to investigate the effectiveness of dust control methods used on rotary rock drills and bulldozers.