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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.
10/1/1999 - NIOSH/USBM numbered publicationsThis is the Instructor's Copy of the document. This document contains most of the materials needed to use the exercises on proper self-contained self-rescuer usage.
10/1/1999 - NIOSH/USBM numbered publicationsThis document contains most of the materials needed to conduct a training exercise for remote control miner operators and face crews.
6/1/1999 - Conference papersA series of mine rescue training exercises was developed, conducted, and evaluated by NIOSH in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Deep Mine Safety and several mining companies.
3/1/1999 - Conference papersThis conference paper presents some findings obtained from interviews with coal miners about why supervisors sometimes fail to enforce an important mine safety rule.
5/1/1998 - Conference papersReports on a series of mine rescue training exercises developed, conducted and evaluated by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Deep Min...