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Mining Publication: NIOSH Docket Number 125: Refuge Alternative Research

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Original creation date: February 2008

NIOSH prepared a report to summarize the findings of its research into refuge alternatives in underground coal mines, as mandated in Section 13 of The Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006 (MINER Act). This docket contains the supporting information and key reference materials concerning the utility, practicality, survivability and cost of various refuge alternatives.

Authors: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Reference - February 2008

NIOSH web page, 2008