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Manual of good practices for sanitation in coal mining operations.
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Contract-099-73-0081, 1974 Jan; :1-53
The purpose of this manual was to act as a guideline, setting reasonable recommendations relative to mine sanitation which will enable mines to install adequate facilities and make appropriate alterations conserving and improving the health and welfare of the mine worker. A systematic evaluation was undertaken of the sanitation facilities and maintenance at coal mines. Consideration was given to central facilities including building, floors, walls, partitions, ceilings, lockers, baskets and benches, showers, toilets, lavatories, lighting, ventilation and temperature control, and maintenance. Also discussed were food vending machines, water source, water quality, water treatment, water delivery systems for underground and surface mines, sanitary waste disposal, workplace toilets in underground and surface mines, refuse control and handling for underground and surface mines, and pest control.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-73-0081; Mining-industry; Miners; Underground-miners; Coal-mining; Coal-miners; Safety-practices; Sanitary-engineering; Drinking-water; Waste-disposal
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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