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Recent developments in coal mining safety in the United States.

Authors
Gürtunca-RG; Breslin-JA
Source
Proceedings of the 20th International Mining Congress of Turkey (IMCET 2007), Ankara, Turkey, June 6-8, 2007. Karpuz C, Hindistan MA, Tercan AE, eds., Ankara, Turkey: Chamber of Mining Engineers of Turkey, 2007 Jun; :3-12
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NIOSHTIC No.
20033059
Abstract
This paper brief y describes the progress in mine safety in the United States, with emphasis on recent events that have followed since the explosion at the Sago Mine in January 2006. Legislation following the mine accidents last year and areas of work carried out by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) related to the accidents are discussed.
Keywords
Mining-industry; Coal-mining; Underground-mining; Explosion-prevention; Methane-control; Mine-rescue; Dust-control; Monitors
Publication Date
20070606
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Karpuz-C; Hindistan-MA; Tercan-AE
Fiscal Year
2007
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISBN No.
9789944892889
NIOSH Division
PRL
Priority Area
Mining
Source Name
Proceedings of the 20th International Mining Congress of Turkey (IMCET 2007), Ankara, Turkey, June 6-8, 2007
State
PA
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