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Update on mining health and safety research.

Authors
Murphy-JN
Source
Proceedings of the 27th Annual Institute on Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 26-28, 1996. Bockosh GR, Langton J, Karmis M, eds., Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1996 Jan; :3-8
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20025425
Abstract
Mine Health and Safety Research was conducted formerly at four geographical locations within the USBM, specifically: Pittsburgh, Spokane, Twin Cities, and Denver. Although the Twin Cities and Denver Centers were closed, we have been successful in relocating/maintaining much of the core competencies to conduct a responsive, multidisciplinary Mine Health and Safety Research Program. With the closures and transition we have worked to maintain the core competencies necessary to address Health and Safety issues. In some cases we have made arrangements to provide the requisite core competencies through external organizations.
Keywords
Mining-industry; Safety-research; Health-programs; Silica-dusts; Noise-control; Diesel-emissions; Ground-control; Disaster-prevention; Human-factors-engineering
Publication Date
19960101
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Bockosh-GR; Langton-J; Karmis-M
Fiscal Year
1996
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
PRL
Source Name
Proceedings of the 27th Annual Institute on Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 26-28, 1996
State
PA; WA; MN; CO
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