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1/1/2012 - Peer reviewed journal articlesNIOSH researchers completed field trials during coal mine rescue contests using simulated gas detectors in place of placards, and demonstrated that the newly developed GMS device may be used with no adverse impact on team contest performance.
A Human Component to Consider in Your Emergency Management Plans: The Critical Incident Stress Factor7/1/1995 - Peer reviewed journal articlesIn recent years the issue of human stress response in emergency workers has begun to receive attention. This paper presents a rationale for considering human stress as a significant factor in the management of emergencies. It discusses the concept of st...
7/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article contributing to the general understanding of mental practice by investigating the utility of and participant reaction to a virtual reality maintenance training among underground coal mine first responders.
Mine Rescue Training Facility Inventory - Compendium of Ideas to Improve US Coal Mine Rescue Training1/1/2011 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper presents a summary of domestic and international coal mine rescue training facilities and identifies those that provide unique, real-life and/or state-of-the-art training. Research findings from this report will be used in further NIOSH inves...