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9/1/2008 - Information CircularsThis report provides managers, supervisors, and safety and health professionals with information on low back pain (LBP) and low back disability. It also provides the latest LBP research and describes methods to address the problem.
This training package educates the mining community about possible interventions beyond kneepads that may be used to help decrease knee injury rates.
9/1/2002 - Information CircularsThis NIOSH Information Circular presents basic principles for teaching adults and provides examples of how these principles can be used to develop and implement effective training for miners.
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...
Looking for data? Download the 2016 data files on employment, production, injuries, and fatalities collected by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
4/13/2020 - Research projectsA project to compile, manage, and analyze available secondary data sources related to miner health and exposure across mining, but with an initial emphasis on metal and industrial mineral sectors.
10/5/2019 - Research projectsTo use health and safety leading indicator data to identify trends and predict outcomes that subsequently can be operationalized and addressed within risk management interventions to prevent fatalities, injuries, and disease among miners.
8/30/2019 - PublicationsUse this infographic to learn more about the effects of fatigue on workers and what you can do to lower your risk.
3/6/2019 - Research projectsA project to establish a program that assesses and tracks miner health and hazard exposures to determine needs for targeted intervention and research reduce occupational illnesses and improve miners’ health in the U.S.
3/1/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article that aims to concisely review what is and is not known about worker fatigue in mining.