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Mining Program

The mission of the NIOSH Mining Program is to conduct research to eliminate occupational diseases, injuries and fatalities from the mining workplace. Our goal is to ensure that our research portfolio responds to the greatest needs of our customers, that our work is of the highest quality, and that our limited resources will have the greatest impact.

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The EVADE software has been expanded to take in more data points and identify more hazardous exposures.

Improved LED Cap Lamp Designs 

Years of successful illumination research by NIOSH scientists have led to advances in the functionality of cap lamps worn by mine workers.

Cap lamp performance comparison