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Innovative alternatives to traditional classroom health and safety training.
Brnich-MJ Jr.; Derick-RL; Mallett-L; Vaught-C
NIOSH 2002 Sep; :19-25
After thoroughly covering the health and safety training subjects required under Title 30, Part 48, of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), mine operators often fined themselves with little or no time left in the class schedule for other important topics. This paper discusses a technique developed in partnership with RAG Twentymile Coal Company, Oak Creek, Colorado, for incorporating employee participation at all levels in fire prevention and safe equipment operation training outside of traditional classrooms. The process involves development of training modules consisting of short, 5 to 7 minute videotapes coupled with toolbox talks that ground the content of the videos within the context of a miner's workplace.
Mine-workers; Miners; Mining-industry; Training; Age-groups; Age-factors; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Coal-workers; Mining-equipment; Occupational-safety-programs
Other Occupational Concerns
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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