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12/1/1999 - Peer reviewed journal articlesMining has one of the highest annual average fatality rates among major US industries. The US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Pittsburgh Research Laboratory in Pittsburgh, PA is addressing the safety of this new technology.
12/1/1998 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe main premise of this paper is that often the best opportunities to reduce these rates are not revealed by retrospective analysis of injury and illness data. Instead, a proactive approach is needed that accounts for risks to specific hazards that can...