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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.
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 ...
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.