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10/1/2011 - Hazards IDsIn September 2011, as part of an ongoing investigation, NIOSH determined that rock dust not conforming to the requirements in 30 CFR Part 75.2 for particle size and caking properties is being used in U.S. underground coal mines.
NIOSH Hazard ID 3 - Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Death After the Use of Explosives in a Sewer Construction Project3/1/1998 - Hazards IDsIn a recent incident, three cases of CO poisoning in a confined space, including one fatality, were caused by CO migrating through soil after nearby use of explosives during a municipal sewer project. This incident illustrates that CO from subsurface de...
1/1/1998 - Hazards IDsRecently, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), through its Community Partners for Healthy Farming program in New York, received two separate reports of farm workers who were injured while attempting to drill holes into seal...