Mining surveillance statistics and research support activity, 1998.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 98-130, 1998 Jan; :1-6
The Mining Surveillance Statistics and Research Support Activity of NIOSH performs the following functions: Collect and analyze injury and disease data related to mining occupation; identify occupational safety and health hazards in mining industries; assess risk associated with each hazard and cost for injuries and illnesses; disseminate surveillance findings for the development of effective research programs; provide statistical and other support for research activities of the laboratory; conduct surveillance on the use of new technology in mining; coordinate surveillance activities with other NIOSH surveillance initiatives.
Surveillance-programs; Mining-industry; Incident-cost; Risk-factors; Mining-equipment
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 98-130
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health