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9/1/2002 - Information CircularsDiscusses the principals of adult learning based on research in education and psychology, and stresses the importance of taking a systems approach to training.
8/1/2002 - Conference papersThis paper discusses the Mine Emergency Response Interactive Training Simulation (MERITS), a computerized simulation for providing mine emergency command center training.
Issues for Training an Evolving Emergency Management Workforce: A View from the U.S. Mining Community5/1/2002 - Conference papersThis paper reviews research from the U.S. mining community to define issues relevant to an evolving national and international workforce and relate them to the emergency response population.
Mining Facts are one-page mining fact sheets covering a variety of topics of general interest relating to mining operations, workers, fatalities, nonfatal lost-time injuries, and occupational illness.
Inaccuracy of Area Sampling for Measuring the Dust Exposure of Mining Machine Operators in Coal Mines2/1/2002 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis study examines the accuracy of area sampling for measuring the dust exposure of mining machine operators at coal mine working faces. The work was prompted by the development of a prospective new type of dust sampling instrument called the machine-...
2/1/2002 - Conference papersMine fires can be especially perilous because toxic products can quickly spread well beyond the fire zone thereby exposing all underground miners to dangerous and deadly conditions. This paper provides a review of the available materials and technology ...
1/1/2002 - NIOSH/USBM numbered publicationsDisasters take many forms and demand quick response from emergency workers. This is a brief guide on what emergency response workers should do in the event of traumatic incidents.
8/1/2001 - Conference papersA major concern in the mining industry today is how to train the present aging workforce plus the expected influx of new and less experienced miners and mine operators as the cohort of older workers retire.
1/1/2001 - Book chaptersThe US Bureau of Mines conducted an evaluation of roof-bolting tasks performed at an underground coal mine concerned about early warning signs of cumulative trauma.
7/1/2000 - Peer reviewed journal articlesBecause of the need to provide short-term or real-time estimates of worker respirable dust exposure, porous foam may be a viable classification media for a low flow rate, disposable respirable dust sampler for use in the coal mining industry.