NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search
Proceedings of the 7th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 31 - September 2, 1976.
Foreman WE, ed., Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1976 Aug-Sep; :1-289
These proceedings contain the presentations made during the program of the Seventh Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, held at the Donaldson Brown Center for Continuing Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 31 and September 1 and 2, 1976. The papers given herein are reproduced from author-edited manuscripts, or from transcriptions of tape recordings in some cases where manuscripts were not available. The Seventh Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research was the latest of a series of conferences held at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and co-sponsored by Coal Mine Health and Safety, Mining Enforcement and Safety Administration and the United States Bureau of Mines, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. The Institute is designed specifically to assist mine operating personnel in obtaining a broader knowledge and understanding of the various aspects of, and methods for controlling environmental health and safety hazards in coal mines. The program of topics for this conference was selected by the Planning and Advisory Committee to focus on current concerns and developments in mining health, safety and research. Presentations of these topics were made by outstanding persons from industry, equipment manufacturers, Federal and State governments and academic institutions. Subject matter discussed included various aspects of safety in surface mining, accident prevention programs, occupational health hazards, dust sampling, and health and safety problems in underground mining.
Coal-mining; Coal-miners; Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Underground-miners; Miners; Occupational-health; Safety-research; Occupational-safety-programs; Environmental-health; Surface-mining; Accident-prevention; Occupational-hazards; Health-hazards
Proceedings of the 7th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 31 - September 2, 1976
Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division