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Human factors and training for accident reduction.
Proceedings of the 10th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 28-30, 1979. Shaw CT, ed., Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1979 Aug; :67-78
Bureau of Mines Human Factors Research aims at improving mine health and safety profiles through better work station and system design and through better methods and media for employee training. Investigations are of two types: (1) Ergonomics - seeks to establish permanent improvements in the organizational and physical design of the workplace; and (2) education and training - applies available learning technology to the specific training needs of the mining community.
Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Miners; Mine-workers; Mining-equipment; Mining-industry; Monitoring-systems; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Work-areas; Workers; Workplace-studies; Morbidity-rates; Mortality-rates; Ergonomics; Training
Proceedings of the 10th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 28-30, 1979
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