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Worker responses to realistic evacuation training.

Authors
Vaught-C; Mallett-LG; Kowalski-KM; Brnich-MJ Jr.
Source
Proceedings of The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) Conference 1997, Copenhagen, Denmark: International Emergency Management Society, 1997 Jan; :55-62
NIOSHTIC No.
20025478
Abstract
This paper discusses the data collected during an emergency evacuation training exercise at an underground mine in the United States. The focus of this paper is on the human reaction to smoke and the use of personal protective equipment. Specific issues related to the human stress response during an emergency will be discussed.
Keywords
Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Humans; Personal-protective-equipment; Smoke-inhalation; Stress; Workers; Breathing; Self-contained-self-rescuers; Self-contained-breathing-apparatus
Contact
NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, P.O. Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Publication Date
19970101
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Fiscal Year
1997
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
PRL
Source Name
Proceedings of The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) Conference
State
PA
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