Safety in the Use and Maintenance of Large Mobile Surface Mining Equipment. Proceedings: Bureau of Mines Technology Transfer Seminars, Tucson, Arizona, Denver, Colorado, and St. Louis, MO, August 1983.
These proceedings consist of papers presented at Bureau of Mines technology transfer seminars in August 1983 for the purpose of disseminating recent advances in mining technology in the area of large mobile surface mining equipment safety and health. The following papers were either presented at the seminar or relate to the subject. The topics covered are ingress-egress safety, collision avoidance, novel truck design, operator alertness studies, rollover protective structures, operator restraint devices, maintenance safety, operator safety training, improved haul road berm design, stability indicators for front-end loaders, and retrofit noise control for bulldozers. The Bureau of Mines conducts several of these seminars each year in order to bring the latest results of Bureau research to the attention of the mining industry as quickly as possible.