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Standardization of Controls for Underground Electric Face Equipment - 4 Volume Set. Volume 1 - Final Report.
NTIS: PB/242-562 :279 pages
Operation of electric face equipment in underground coal mines has proven to be extremely hazardous to mining personnel, including equipment operators and others working in the vicinity of active equipment. The lack of standardization of controls can produce a high incidence of error in the operation of electric face equipment, thus creating a potential source of accidents. Final recommendations for standardization were formulated into three categories: general design criteria, general operator control design, and specific machine-type operator control design criteria.
CP; Final Contract Report;
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Applied Science Assoc. Inc.
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division