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Research to Determine the Contribution of System Factors Including Human Error in the Occurrence of Underground Injury Accidents.

Authors
Shaw-BE; Sanders-MS; Peay-JM
Source
Training Resources Applied to Mng XV & XVI Proceeds West Virginia Univ & Pennsylvania State Univ 1989 :69-77
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10008149
Abstract
The objective of this work was to perform a comprehensive analysis of underground mining accidents to determine the relative contribution of various system factors, including human error. Injured employee human error was involved, to some degree, in 93 pct of the cases and was a primary or secondary contributing factor in 73 pct. Management was involved, to some degree, in 73 pct of the cases and was a primary or secondary contributing factor in 34 pct. Equipment design was involved, to some degree, in 50 pct of the cases, and was a primary or secondary contributing factor in 20 pct.
Publication Date
19890101
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1989
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OP 210-90
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
Training Resources Applied to Mng XV & XVI Proceeds, West Virginia Univ. & Pa State Univ., 1989, PP. 69-77
State
PA; WV;
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