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Human factors and training for accident reduction.

Authors
Wiehagen-WJ
Source
Proceedings of the 10th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 28-30, 1979. Shaw CT, ed., Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1979 Aug; :67-78
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20030913
Abstract
Bureau of Mines Human Factors Research aims at improving mine health and safety profiles through better work station and system design and through better methods and media for employee training. Investigations are of two types: (1) Ergonomics - seeks to establish permanent improvements in the organizational and physical design of the workplace; and (2) education and training - applies available learning technology to the specific training needs of the mining community.
Keywords
Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Miners; Mine-workers; Mining-equipment; Mining-industry; Monitoring-systems; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Work-areas; Workers; Workplace-studies; Morbidity-rates; Mortality-rates; Ergonomics; Training
Publication Date
19790828
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Shaw-CT
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
Proceedings of the 10th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 28-30, 1979
State
VA; PA
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