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2/1/1997 - Reports of InvestigationsA Report of Investigations detailing research aimed at preventing injuries and fatalities related to vertical movement of personnel and materials in mine shafts and ore passes.
1/1/1996 - Reports of InvestigationsGround penetrating radar (GPR) has been investigated by NIOSH for its potential to determine roof hazards in underground mines. GPR surveys were conducted at four field sites with accompanying ground truth to evaluate GPR for roof hazard detection.
Effective Hazard Recognition Training using a Latent-Image, Three-Dimensional Slide Simulation Exercise1/1/1995 - Reports of InvestigationsExperiments were conducted to determine if training using a latent-image, 3-D slide simulation exercise improved miners' ability to recognize roof and rib hazards. The training did significantly improve each miner's ability to recognize the hazards.
1/1/1980 - Reports of InvestigationsThe Bureau of Mines has designed and put into operation a fail-safe control system for use in underground coal mines equipped with methane drainage pipelines. This control system can detect certain unsafe conditions and respond by automatically shutting...