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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.
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.
10/5/2019 - Research projectsTo use health and safety leading indicator data to identify trends and predict outcomes that subsequently can be operationalized and addressed within risk management interventions to prevent fatalities, injuries, and disease among miners.
8/30/2019 - PublicationsUse this infographic to learn more about the effects of fatigue on workers and what you can do to lower your risk.
7/3/2019 - Awards and recognitionExplosions technician Linda Chasko is the recipient of the Woman of the Year Award from the Holmes Mine Rescue Association.