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Operating practice changes and control modifications to improve safety of coal augering operations.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0230010, 1975 Jan; :1-86
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10001143
Abstract
Analysis of the fall of highwalls, field observations and interviews, along with industrial engineering studies were conducted to document hazardous activities of each of the crew members working on auger mining machines. The report presents an analysis of the operations, possible solutions to reduce hazards and accidents, and conclusions and ideas of further research.
Keywords
Coal mining; Augers; Surface mining; Safety engineering; Coal mines; Accident investigations; Mine surveys; Fatalities; Mining equipment; Work elements; Industrial engineering; Human factors engineering; Auger mining; Coal auger operations; Mine safety
Publication Date
19750101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
PB-248225
NTIS Price
A06
Identifying No.
OFR 102-75; Contract-H0230010
NIOSH Division
SRC
Source Name
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0230010
State
WA; CA
Performing Organization
Theodore Barry and Associates, Los Angeles, California
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