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2/1/2007 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper describes three mechanical methods - the mobile manipulator, the in-mine hoist, and a cable-handling system - developed by NIOSH to reduce injuries related to handling supplies or material, loading and unloading, and moving power cables.
9/22/2015 - Research areasManual Materials Handling
12/1/2006 - Technology NewsDiscusses a first-generation mobile manipulator that one person can use to lift and maneuver 50- to 600-pound loads. It can be used in maintenance shops and mines to reduce lifting accidents.
1/1/1994 - NIOSH/USBM numbered publicationsThe U.S. Bureau of Mines developed and tested designs for 6 devices for use in underground mines to reduce materials-handling injuries. Particular attention was focused on making the designs practical, low cost, and easily fabricated.