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EVADE 2.2 has been updated with expanded video and data features to make it a more generalized and powerful tool.
3/27/2014 - Reports of InvestigationsThis Report of Investigations details the results of a NIOSH investigation of temperature rise in mobile refuge alternatives.
3/11/2014 - Reports of InvestigationsThe Report of Investigations details the results of a NIOSH investigation of purging in mobile refuge alternatives.
5/1/2012 - Reports of InvestigationsA new test method has been developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Clean Air Filter (CAF) for quantifying the outside air leakage into environmental cab filtration systems.
A comprehensive guide to establish a program to curtail diesel particulate matter emissions, control pollutants after release in an underground mine environment and reduce exposures using administrative controls.
This training exposes trainees to the types of decisions that they may need to make during a mine emergency escape and stimulate group discussion about when and why to use a refuge alternative.
7/1/2011 - Reports of InvestigationsThis document consists of a series of demonstrations designed to complement training on ergonomic principles.
This instructor’s guide is designed for use by instructors who train mine employees on how and when to use a mine refuge chamber, and aids the instructor in reinforcing the critical decisions that have to be made during a mining emergency.
Refuge alternatives are airtight, reinforced shelters that underground coal miners can enter during a mine emergency. This publication provides recommendations for training miners in how to operate a refuge chamber.
1/1/2011 - Reports of InvestigationsDust surveys determined if deep-cut mining expose face workers to higher levels of respirable dust. Study findings indicate that levels on bolting faces did not appear to be affected by longer cycles associated with deep-cut mining practices.