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This web page details the original development by the NIOSH Office of Mine Safety and Health Research of a novel electromagnetic-based proximity warning (PW) system to warn underground coal miners whenever they get too close to continuous mining machines.
5/9/2019 - Training materialsThis tutorial provides an advanced discussion of the available CT technologies, operating characteristics and general system performance considerations with descriptions of specific uses for primary and secondary communications.
This series of fact sheets covers heat stress topics from acclimitization and hydration to first aid for heat illness and risk factors, and also includes a discussion about work and rest schedules.
3D virtual reality-based software to teach the benching process for the BG 4 self-contained breathing apparatus used in mine rescue.
This is a series of 5 videos explaining how to use the coal dust explosibility meter.
2/6/2013 - Training materialsThis tutorial provides a brief overview of CT systems intended to meet the needs of people who require a basic understanding of the distinguishing features and operations of different CT systems.
9/19/2012 - Training materialsLoud noise can permanently damage your hearing. It especially affects the sounds that help you understand speech. To hear what this sounds like, try these computer-generated samples.
Concerns about the present derating factors used for reeled trailing cables prompted researchers at the NIOSH to determine new derating factors for reeled coal mining trailing cables.
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.
This instructor’s guide is designed for use by instructors who train mine employees on how and when to use a mine refuge chamber, and aids the instructor in reinforcing the critical decisions that have to be made during a mining emergency.