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U.S. Bureau of Mines/NIOSH Mining Electrical Safety Research: A Legacy of Protection Against Shock, Fires, and Explosions2/1/2010 - Conference papersThis paper reviews the 100-year history of federal electrical safety research in the U.S mining industry, originally by the US Bureau of Mines, and as carried on today by NIOSH.
9/1/2001 - Conference papersA report on research to develop a device that alerts workers when a power line has been contacted by equipment. The approach being investigated is based on measuring electric current flow to ground through a machine during a line contact.
10/1/1978 - Conference papersElectric shocks are a serious problem in the mining environment. Electrical accidents, resulting in personal injury, due to improper or complete lack of grounding of electrically operated mining machines, form a significant percentage of the overall ele...