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Using Dust Assessment Technology to Leverage Mine Site Manager-Worker Communication and Health Behavior: A Longitudinal Case Study1/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA study looking at how a dust assessment technology, the Helmet-CAM, was used to identify and encourage communication about potential problem areas and tasks on site that contributed to elevated exposures.
11/1/2015 - Conference papersA conference paper describing a study that represents the first documented empirical attempt at evaluating the effectiveness of virtual reality training for mine rescue teams in the United States.
9/22/2015 - Research areasRescue Technologies and Training Topic Page
12/14/2012 - News and announcementsThe most comprehensive survey of our nation’s mining population.
9/22/2012 - Training materialsTo help instructors teach miners about the use of refuge chambers, NIOSH has developed a suite of training modules covering operations, decision-making and expectations.
9/21/2012 - Research areasEmergency Management Topic Page
11/1/2011 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) undertook a comprehensive analysis of the safety record of the contractor segment of the mining industry using the MSHA database.
Radio 101 is a program to train miners in the use of two-way radio communication in the mines.
3/1/2011 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed a training program to prepare miners for what to expect psychologically and physiologically inside of a refuge chamber.
Mine Rescue Training Facility Inventory - Compendium of Ideas to Improve US Coal Mine Rescue Training1/1/2011 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper presents a summary of domestic and international coal mine rescue training facilities and identifies those that provide unique, real-life and/or state-of-the-art training. Research findings from this report will be used in further NIOSH inves...