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8/20/2013 - PC softwareA software program for designing web and barrier pillars for Highwall Mining.
1/1/2012 - Peer reviewed journal articlesMiners face a variety of respiratory hazards while on the job, including exposure to silica dust which can lead to silicosis, a potentially fatal lung disease.
5/1/2010 - Peer reviewed journal articlesCurrent research is addressing many machine safety issues in both underground and surface mining. This study identified some specific miner activities and machine types that may need further attention.
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.
10/1/2009 - Conference papersThis report describes a new seal testing program that will provide essential validation data for mine seal analysis and design methods.
Fall From Equipment Injuries in U.S. Mining: Identification of Specific Research Areas for Future Investigation9/1/2009 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis study evaluates the circumstances leading to fall from equipment injuries in the mining industry.
2/1/2009 - Conference papersThis paper presents the results to date of a NIOSH investigation into the possible causes that would account for the observed higher trends in CWP disease progression through review, data analysis, and in-mine surveying.
Equivalency of a Personal Dust Monitor to the Current United States Coal Mine Respirable Dust Sampler1/1/2008 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe work presented in this paper focuses on the relationship between the PDM and respirable dust concentrations currently measured by a coal mine dust personal sampler unit utilizing a 10 mm Dorr Oliver nylon cyclone.
11/1/2004 - Information CircularsThis report analyzes mine fires for all U.S. underground and surface metal/nonmetal mining categories during 1990-2001 by state and six successive 2-year time periods.
9/1/2004 - Information CircularsThis report analyzes mine fires for all U.S. underground and surface coal mining categories by state and 2-year time periods during 1990-1999.