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Mine illumination equipment - hardware reliability.
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; :255-267
The recent publication of the Federal Mine Illumination Standards (Parts 75.1719 and 75.1719-1 through 75.1719-4 of Part 75, Title 30, Code of Federal Regulations) has stimulated a renewed interest in available hardware and its reliability. The Bureau of Mines has been engaged in a program by which illumination systems were installed and evaluated in operating coal mines. The results of these evaluations, together with published lamp and ballast mortality statistics, provide a good insight into the expected reliability of today's mine illumination hardware.
Coal-mining; Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Mining-equipment; Occupational-health; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Safety-programs; Mortality-rates; Mortality-data
Proceedings of the 7th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, August 31 - September 2, 1976, Blacksburg, Virginia
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