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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.
2/1/2010 - Conference papersThis paper will describe the progress made in mine fire safety through the history of the Bureau of Mines and NIOSH Mining program.
1/1/2010 - Book chaptersThis paper describes how miners' safety and health training has improved since the beginning of the program in the late 1970's after the Federal Mine Safety legislation was passed, and identifies areas where further improvements are needed.
3/1/1997 - Information CircularsThis proceedings volume contains papers presented at technology transfer seminars sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on New Technology for Ground Control in Retreat Mining.
7/11/2019 - Awards and recognitionResearch behavioral scientist Emily J. Haas, Ph.D., has been named among the 2019 recipients of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
7/9/2019 - Awards and recognitionTwo NIOSH Mining researchers are among those honored at the 2019 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo.
7/3/2019 - Awards and recognitionExplosions technician Linda Chasko is the recipient of the Woman of the Year Award from the Holmes Mine Rescue Association.
6/3/2019 - Home pageHome page for the NIOSH Mining Program.
5/13/2019 - Awards and recognitionBehavioral scientist Emily J. Haas, Ph.D., is a finalist for a Service to America medal. Vote for her for the People's Choice Award.
5/9/2019 - Contact informationContact information for the NIOSH Mining office.