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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.
5/22/2023 - Employment opportunitiesJoin our research and support teams solving mining health and safety problems.
3/29/2023 - Home pageHome page for the NIOSH Mining Program.
2/6/2023 - Contact informationContact information for the NIOSH Mining office.
12/5/2022 - Contracts and cooperative agreements, Help and FAQsApply by Jan. 13, 2023, for funding through a Broad Agency Announcement for the development and demonstration of mine safety and health technology.
3/25/2022 - About us, Conferences, workshops, and seminars, News and announcements, Videos and multimediaA summary of OMSHR activities at the 2012 MineExpo conference.
8/26/2021 - Catalogs and indexesA list of tools and training aids the NIOSH Mining Program has developed for the mining industry.