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Proceedings of the 9th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, September 6-8, 1978.

Authors
Foreman-WE
Source
Foreman WE, ed., Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1978 Sep; :1-246
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20030906
Abstract
This Proceedings contains the presentations made during the program of the Ninth Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research held at the Donaldson Brown Center for Continuing Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, on September 6, 7, and 8, 1978. The Ninth Annual Institute on Mining Health, Safety and Research was the latest in a series of conferences held at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, cosponsored by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, United States Department of Labor, and the Bureau of Mines, United States Department of the Interior. The Institute provides an information forum for coal operators, managers, superintendents, safety directors, engineers, inspectors, researchers, and personnel from academia, research organizations, state agencies, and others with a responsible interest in the important field of coal mining health, safety and research. In particular, the Institute is designed to help mine operating personnel gain a broader knowledge and understanding of the various aspects of mining health and safety, and to present them with methods of control and solutions developed through research. A program of topics dealing with some of the most immediate concerns of coal mining health, safety, and research was presented by individuals from the coal producing industry, equipment manufacturers, federal and state governments, unions, and academic institutions among others.
Keywords
Accidents; Age-factors; Air-filters; Air-monitoring; Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Construction-workers; Dust-control; Dust-control-equipment; Dust-exposure; Dusts; Dust-suppression; Equipment-operators; Geology; Geophysics; Ground-control; Hearing-loss; Hearing-protection; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Maintenance-workers; Miners; Mine-workers; Mining-equipment; Mining-industry; Monitoring-systems; Mortality-data; Mortality-rates; Mortality-surveys; Noise; Noise-exposure; Noise-induced-hearing-loss; Noise-levels; Noise-pollution; Occupational-accidents; Occupational-hazards; Respirable-dust; Safety-education; Silica-dusts; Slope-stability; Statistical-analysis; Surface-mining; Training; Traumatic-injuries; Truck-drivers; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Work-areas; Workers; Workplace-studies
Publication Date
19780906
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Foreman-WE
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Source Name
Proceedings of the 9th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, September 6-8, 1978
State
VA
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