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Authors
Merchant-JA
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; :113-121
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20030915
Abstract
It is a pleasure to participate in this Tenth Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety, and Research. A representative from our laboratory has participated in this symposium for the last several years and we look forward to participation in the years to come. Today I will focus on mining related research currently being conducted by the Division of Respiratory Disease Studies which has principal responsibility within NIOSH and the Public Health Service for occupational respiratory disease research, energy occupational health effects research, and mining (both coal and metal and non-metal) research. Some mining research dealing with inhalation toxicology, ergonomics, radiation, and other physical agents is conducted in NIOSH laboratories located in Cincinnati, Ohio. However, the vast majority of mining related research is conducted out of the Appalachian Laboratory in Morgantown. I will cover only our field based research projects in three areas - coal mining, metal and non-metal mining, and energy.
Keywords
Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Miners; Mine-workers; Mining-equipment; Mining-industry; Monitoring-systems; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Dust-analysis; Dust-control; Dust-exposure; Dust-inhalation; Respirable-dust; X-ray-analysis; X-ray-diagnosis; Pneumoconiosis; Fibrosis; Morbidity-rates; Mortality-rates; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Diesel-exhausts; Cement-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-industry; Oil-shale
Publication Date
19790828
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Shaw-CT
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
DRDS
Source Name
Proceedings of the 10th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 28-30, 1979
State
VA; WV
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