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Using ergonomics to enhance safe production at a surface coal mine: a case study with powder crews.

Authors
Torma-Krajewski-J
Source
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, May 21-26, 2005, Anaheim, California. Fairfax, VA: American Industrial Hygiene Association, 2005 May; :1
NIOSHTIC No.
20027167
Abstract
Mining is fundamental to the economy of every nation and is consistently one of the most hazardous industries worldwide. Traditionally health and safety efforts have focused on dust and noise. This roundtable brings together leading experts to address a much broader range of critical health and safety problems and solutions in mining.
Keywords
Workers; Work-environment; Occupational-hazards; Mining-industry; Hazards; Occupational-health; Occupational-safety-programs; Coal-mining; Coal-miners; Safety-measures; Safety-research; Ergonomics; Surface-mining; Case-studies
Publication Date
20050521
Document Type
Abstract
Fiscal Year
2005
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
PRL
Source Name
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, May 21-26, 2005, Anaheim, California
State
PA
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