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This training exposes trainees to the types of decisions that they may need to make during a mine emergency escape and stimulate group discussion about when and why to use a refuge alternative.
6/1/2015 - Reports of InvestigationsNIOSH researchers completed in-depth interviews with nine coal mine safety trainers about teaching and assessing Self-escape competencies (SEC). Based on the results recommendations are provided to improve training, assessment, and maintenance of SEC.
Probability of Making a Successful Mine Escape While Wearing a Self-Contained Self-Rescuer - A Computer Simulation1/1/1990 - Reports of InvestigationsIn an effort to estimate the chances of a miner making a successful escape while wearing a self-contained self rescuer (SCSR), a computer simulation was developed.