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Development of an ergonomics audit for mining.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2011 Jan; :1-2
An ergonomics audit provides a snapshot in time of how well workplaces, equipment and tasks have been designed to prevent injuries. The purpose of the audit tool is to improve job design by providing suggested practices for reducing injury risks due to ergonomics deficiencies for: 1.) Bagging operations 2.) Haul trucks 3.) Maintenance and repair in preparation and minerals processing plants This audit tool will be provided in modules so users can tailor it to individual mine site needs.
Coal-miners; Ergonomics; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Miners; Mining-industry; Posture; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Safety-research; Training; Work-analysis; Work-operations; Work-performance; Workplace-studies; Work-practices
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