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3/1/2001 - Information CircularsWorking in elevated areas near an edge is a common hazard for operators of off-highway mobile mining equipment. Serious injuries involving haulage trucks working at dump sites are examined for the period 1988 to 1997.
This paper presents an overview of the most significant ground control hazards facing today's mineworkers, as well as best practices to reduce these risks.
The Effects of Disaster on Workers: A Study of Burnout in Investigators of Serious Accidents and Fatalities in the U.S. Mining Industry5/1/2000 - Conference papersBased on the anecdotal data, the authors suggest that specific training in working with grieving families and greater organizational support would be appropriate. In addition, utilizing local community mental health and/or pastoral services are suggested.
Injuries, Illnesses, and Hazardous Exposures in the Mining Industry, 1986-1995: A Surveillance Report5/1/2000 - NIOSH/USBM numbered publicationsThis surveillance report summarizes data on work-related fatal and nonfatal injuries, illnesses, and hazardous exposures in the mining industry for the 10-year period 1986-1995.
3/1/1998 - Conference papersThis paper is a descriptive analysis of injuries and fatalities at small surface bituminous coal mining companies in Pennsylvania.
9/1/1996 - Conference papersEmployment and accident trends of independent contractors working at coal and noncoal mines in the United States are reported.
1/1/1994 - NIOSH/USBM numbered publicationsThis paper examines safety concerns associated with deep-cut mining, using the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration accident database, interviews with mine workers and operators, and conversations with state, local, and union representatives.
1/1/1973 - Information CircularsPresents a brief summary of the explosion trends in United States coal mines for the past 160 years.
Major Disasters at Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Quarries in the United States (Excluding Coal Mines)4/1/1949 - Information CircularsA 1949 U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular describing major U.S. metal/nonmetal mining disasters.