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The work crew performance model: linking training, assessment, and performance.

Authors
Wiehagen-WJ; Brnich-MJ; Kellner-HJ; Lacefield-WE
Source
Mine Safety Education and Training Seminar. Proceedings: Bureau of Mines Technology Transfer Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA, May 17, 1988; Beckley, WV, May 19, 1988; St,. Louis, Mo, May 24, 1988; and Reno, NV, May 26, 1988. Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 9185, 1988 May; :15-22
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20032541
Abstract
This paper discusses a conceptual model developed by the Bureau of Mines for evaluating the training and performance of underground equipment operators. The need for such a model is demonstrated by a review of the limitations of present industrial skills training and performance evaluation procedures, particularly as these relate to cost-justifying performance improvement strategies. A computer simulation program to profile the performance of underground shuttle car operators was developed. Implications are drawn for use of the simulation program as a practical diagnostic and prescriptive tool for structured on-the-job training, job design, supervision, and management policy. Current avenues of joint research with a cooperating coal company to apply and further develop the model are discussed.
Keywords
Mining-industry; Miners; Workers; Work-performance; Task-performance; Training; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Equipment-operators; Machine-operators
Publication Date
19880501
Document Type
IH; Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
USBM
Fiscal Year
1988
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
Mine Safety Education and Training Seminar. Proceedings: Bureau of Mines Technology Transfer Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA, May 17, 1988; Beckley, WV, May 19, 1988; St,. Louis, Mo, May 24, 1988; and Reno, NV, May 26, 1988
State
PA
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