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Using ergonomics to enhance safe production at a surface coal mine: a case study with powder crews.
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, May 21-26, 2005, Anaheim, California. Fairfax, VA: American Industrial Hygiene Association, 2005 May; :1
Mining is fundamental to the economy of every nation and is consistently one of the most hazardous industries worldwide. Traditionally health and safety efforts have focused on dust and noise. This roundtable brings together leading experts to address a much broader range of critical health and safety problems and solutions in mining.
Workers; Work-environment; Occupational-hazards; Mining-industry; Hazards; Occupational-health; Occupational-safety-programs; Coal-mining; Coal-miners; Safety-measures; Safety-research; Ergonomics; Surface-mining; Case-studies
American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, May 21-26, 2005, Anaheim, California
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