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A Global Inventory of Mine Rescue Training Facilities: Compendium of Ideas to Improve U.S. Coal Mine Rescue Training2/1/2009 - Conference papersThis 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.
11/1/2008 - Conference papersThis article discusses how narrative-based training has evolved and is likely to continue changing in the future using the Underground Coal Mine Map Reading Training (UCMMRT) developed by NIOSH.
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.
4/1/2004 - Information CircularsA compilation of accounts by 30 veteran mine emergency response experts. These veterans related stories and observations from events experienced during as many as 47 years of response activities. These provide an overview of lessons learned on-site.
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.
9/1/2000 - Conference papersThis paper describes technology and training that has been identified for underground emergency responders.
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.