Recent developments in coal mining safety in the United States.
Proceedings of the 20th International Mining Congress of Turkey (IMCET 2007), Ankara, Turkey, June 6-8, 2007. Karpuz C, Hindistan MA, Tercan AE, eds., Ankara, Turkey: Chamber of Mining Engineers of Turkey, 2007 Jun; :3-12
This paper brief y describes the progress in mine safety in the United States, with emphasis on recent events that have followed since the explosion at the Sago Mine in January 2006. Legislation following the mine accidents last year and areas of work carried out by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) related to the accidents are discussed.
Mining-industry; Coal-mining; Underground-mining; Explosion-prevention; Methane-control; Mine-rescue; Dust-control; Monitors
Karpuz-C; Hindistan-MA; Tercan-AE
Proceedings of the 20th International Mining Congress of Turkey (IMCET 2007), Ankara, Turkey, June 6-8, 2007