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3/13/2019 - Web softwareThe Fatalities Cost in Mining web application uses an adapted version of a well-known cost-of-injury methodology to estimate the societal cost of an individual fatality based on key characteristics of the fatally injured miner.
10/5/2018 - Web softwareA tool demonstrating how avoiding occupational injuries can impact the success of your company.
9/1/2012 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis paper quantifies potential savings in WC premiums due to a reduction in rock fall injuries after roof screening in Pennsylvania’s underground coal mines. Two hypothetical mines with realistic injury and WC premium estimates were used.
12/1/2010 - Peer reviewed journal articlesMany rock fall injuries can be prevented with roof screen, but many coal mines are reluctant to use it due to added cost. This study looked at potential savings in workers' compensation premiums due reduced rock fall injuries after roof screening.
2/1/2010 - Conference papersThe goal of this study was to determine the potential saving in workers' compensation (WC) premiums that could be achieved due to a reduction in rock fall injuries after roof screening.
11/1/2005 - Peer reviewed journal articlesNormal Accident Theory is a classic argument in organizational sociology, although it has been criticized as having imprecise definitions and lacking criteria for quantifying complexity. These limitations are addressed by a unique approach.
7/1/2000 - Reports of InvestigationsShort-dumping rather than edge-dumping might reduce dumping-related accidents, but many operators believe it is less cost effective. To evaluate this perception, NIOSH reviewed the costs of various dumping methods at waste and spoil piles.
Demonstrating the Financial Impact of Mining Injuries with the Safety Pays in Mining Web Application2/19/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article discussing the development of the Safety Pays in Mining app, how the app is used to show the true costs of mining injuries, and how mines can benefit from using it.
4/4/2018 - Web softwareA tool demonstrating how avoiding occupational injuries can impact the success of your company.
10/1/2017 - Non-peer reviewed journal articlesAn article describing Safety Pays in Mining — a new, free web app from NIOSH.