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The Federal Coal Mine Health Program in 1976.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-168, 1976 Jun; :1-33
The 1976 annual report of health activities under the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 is presented. Results of medical service programs, X-rays, and autopsies of miners are discussed by the Coal Mine Health Research Advisory Committee. Spirometry, detecting abnormalities, early detection, chemiluminescence, and animal research studies are discussed. Diesel engines, third round coal, coal mine sanitation, and safety research are other topics reviewed. 1976 contracts, agreements, and research grants are described. The authors conclude that new health standards are necessary.
NIOSH-Author; Industrial-health-programs; Mining-industry; Mine-workers; Safety-programs; Occupational-medicine; Industrial-hygiene
NTIS Accession No.
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-168
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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