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11/5/2016 - Research projectsA project to establish a new standard for ground control safety in deep vein mines.
10/27/2016 - Research projectsA project to reduce injuries and fatalities in western U.S. underground metal mines by reducing the falls of ground taking place in these mines.
A project to develop engineering guidelines for support design that will reduce groundfall fatalities under supported roof in underground coal mines.
10/22/2016 - News articlesA short feature story describing NIOSH products on retreat mining.
A project to develop guidelines for determining the appropriate level of support and design methods for support systems to minimize the risk and severity of injuries to miners from rib falls in underground coal mines.
A project to implement in-mine seismic monitoring techniques in coal mines to evaluate and demonstrate potential mine safety benefits of this technology.
A project to address the paucity of guidance in available literature for assessing the design an underground longwall coal mine for safe ground response to mining with numerical stress analysis tools.
Building Capacity and Enhancing Ground Control Safety through Improvement and Extension of the LaModel Program7/16/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA capacity-building contract to enhance ground control safety and produce qualified MS and PhD graduates with ground control expertise through improving and extending the LaModel program.
Shale Failure Mechanics and Intervention Measures in Underground Coal Mines: Results from 50 Years of Ground Control Safety Research2/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA report presenting a historical narrative on the research the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has conducted in relation to rock mechanics and shale.
1/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis article by NIOSH analyzes the current practices of rib control in U.S. coal mines. Twenty underground coal mines were studied representing various coal basins, coal seams, geology, loading conditions, and rib control strategies.