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12/1/2004 - Peer reviewed journal articlesDescribes inconsistencies in disease and illness reporting in U.S. mining, identifies under-reporting of disease and illness in U.S. mining, and summarizes selected disease and illness in U.S. mining from 1983 through 2001.
2/1/2004 - Conference papersA study of heat stress exposures among mine rescue workers in underground mines. Investigating several engineering controls, such as cooling the air inhaled by rescuers through an apparatus, wearing cooling vests, and supplying thru the CCBA.
10/1/2003 - Conference papersMiners, like many skilled blue-collar workers, are not traditional learners. They have not always been successful in classroom-type settings, preferring to learn on the job in a hands-on environment.
The Concept of Degraded Images Applied to Hazard Recognition Training in Mining for Reduction of Lost-Time Injuries7/1/2003 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper discusses the application of a training intervention that uses degraded images for improving the hazard recognition skills of miners.
3/1/2003 - Conference papersA discussion of how training videos created to get safety messages to miners were developed, how "master miners" and story lines were chosen, and how the resulting videos have been received in the mining industry.
2/1/2003 - Conference papersThis paper briefly discusses the current status and research activities aimed at protecting miners from of some miner health-related issues, including coal and silica dust, diesel, asbestos, noise, lead etc.
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.
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-...