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Safety analysis of surface haulage accidents - part 2.

Authors
Randolph-RF; Boldt-CMK
Source
Holmes Saf Assn Bull 1997 Jul; :8-9
NIOSHTIC No.
20032289
Abstract
Research on improving haulage truck safety, started by the U.S. Bureau of Mines, is being continued by its successors. Fatal haulage accidents most often involve loss of control or collisions caused by a variety of factors. Lost-time injuries most often involve sprains or strains to the back or multiple body areas, which can often be attributed to rough roads and the shocks of loading and unloading. Part 2 describes research to reduce these accidents, including improved warning systems, shock isolation for drivers, encouraging seatbelt usage, and general improvements to system and task design.
Keywords
Mining-industry; Occupational-accidents; Mine-workers; Underground-mining; Truck-drivers; Mortality-data; Accident-statistics; Traumatic-injuries; Lost-work-days; Miners
Publication Date
19970701
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1997
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISSN
0271-3888
NIOSH Division
PRC; SRC
Source Name
Holmes Safety Association Bulletin
State
PA; WA
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