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2/1/2004 - Conference papersA study of heat stress exposures among mine rescue workers in underground mines. Investigating several engineering controls, such as cooling the air inhaled by rescuers through an apparatus, wearing cooling vests, and supplying thru the CCBA.
The U.S. Bureau of Mines analyzed shiftwork schedule design at mining operations, including various rotation and shift practices. This paper discusses what mining companies can do if they are considering changes in their shiftwork practices.