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This web page details the original development by the NIOSH Office of Mine Safety and Health Research of a novel electromagnetic-based proximity warning (PW) system to warn underground coal miners whenever they get too close to continuous mining machines.
2/1/2010 - Conference papersThis paper will describe the progress made in mine fire safety through the history of the Bureau of Mines and NIOSH Mining program.
1/1/2010 - Book chaptersThis paper describes how miners' safety and health training has improved since the beginning of the program in the late 1970's after the Federal Mine Safety legislation was passed, and identifies areas where further improvements are needed.
3/1/1997 - Information CircularsThis proceedings volume contains papers presented at technology transfer seminars sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on New Technology for Ground Control in Retreat Mining.
10/16/2019 - Home pageHome page for the NIOSH Mining Program.
10/2/2019 - News articlesFive NIOSH researchers recently traveled to Colombia to share scientific findings on a number of topics with the Colombian mining community.
9/27/2019 - Catalogs and indexesA list of tools and training aids the NIOSH Mining Program has developed for the mining industry.
9/27/2019 - News and announcementsDr. Douglas Johns is the new Spokane Mining Research Division Director.
7/17/2019 - Awards and recognitionThe NIOSH Mining Program's Jack Trackemas was awarded the Robert Stefanko Distinguished Achievement Award in Mineral Engineering by Penn State University.
7/11/2019 - Awards and recognitionResearch behavioral scientist Emily J. Haas, Ph.D., has been named among the 2019 recipients of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).