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12/14/2012 - News and announcementsThe most comprehensive survey of our nation’s mining population.
9/22/2012 - Training materialsTo help instructors teach miners about the use of refuge chambers, NIOSH has developed a suite of training modules covering operations, decision-making and expectations.
6/1/2012 - Information CircularsThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducted the first comprehensive survey of the U.S. mining population in more than 20 years.
1/1/2012 - Information CircularsThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducted the first comprehensive survey of the U.S. mining population in more than 20 years.
Radio 101 is a program to train miners in the use of two-way radio communication in the mines.
3/1/2011 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed a training program to prepare miners for what to expect psychologically and physiologically inside of a refuge chamber.
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...
6/1/2010 - Conference papersA multi-gas simulated gas monitor system (GMS) is a wireless simulation tool. It is designed to assist mine rescue team members learn about gas detection, gas concentrations, and encourage subsequent decision-making actions by team members.
Underground Coal Mining Injury: A Look at How Age and Experience Relate to Days Lost from Work Following an Injury4/1/2010 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis study used the MSHA database on accidents, injury, and illness from the years 2003-2007 to examine how age and experience at the current mine, total years experience as a coal miner, and experience in the current job affects injury severity.
2/1/2010 - Conference papersNIOSH is investigating the use of shotcrete in weak rock mass mines with the objective of reducing fatalities and injuries resulting from rock fall accidents.