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Worker responses to realistic evacuation training.
Vaught-C; Mallett-LG; Kowalski-KM; Brnich-MJ Jr.
Proceedings of The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) Conference 1997, Copenhagen, Denmark: International Emergency Management Society, 1997 Jan; :55-62
This paper discusses the data collected during an emergency evacuation training exercise at an underground mine in the United States. The focus of this paper is on the human reaction to smoke and the use of personal protective equipment. Specific issues related to the human stress response during an emergency will be discussed.
Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Humans; Personal-protective-equipment; Smoke-inhalation; Stress; Workers; Breathing; Self-contained-self-rescuers; Self-contained-breathing-apparatus
NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, P.O. Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Proceedings of The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) Conference
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