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Inherently Safe Mining Systems. Executive Summary.
Hamilton-DD; Hopper-JE; Jones-JH
NTIS: PB/271-150 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries :38 pages
The inherently safe mining systems (ISMS) program provided for the development and demonstration of equipment modifications for improved safety in both conventional and continuous coal mining systems. This report documents the success of the program in identifying accident hazards in underground coal mines with 4- to 8- foot seam heights, in designing modifications to reduce the hazards, and in demonstrating improved safety through extended underground use of the ISMS equipment.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB/271-150 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division