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A Compendium of Niosh Mining Research 2000

By Department of Health and Human Services

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Book Id: WPLBN0000198662
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 7.1 MB
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: A Compendium of Niosh Mining Research 2000  
Author: Department of Health and Human Services
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Medical research, Medical reports
Collections: Medical Library Collection
Historic
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Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Health And Human Services, D. O. (n.d.). A Compendium of Niosh Mining Research 2000. Retrieved from http://worldebookfair.com/


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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Spokane Research Laboratory 315 E. Montgomery Avenue Spokane, WA 99207 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Pittsburgh Research Laboratory P.O. Box 18070 Pittsburgh, PA 15236-0070 Cover photos: (Left) NIOSH is investigating ways to reduce the respirable dust exposure of mine workers at longwall mining operations. (Upper right) NIOSH is studying technologies that will reduce haulage truck collisions at surface mines. (Lower right) NIOSH has developed training tools for miners, including a video on how to safely handle explosives underground.

Table of Contents
CONTENTS Page HEARING LOSS PREVENTION Investigation of Technology for Hearing Loss Prevention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Cross-Sectional Survey: Noise Exposure Patterns/Sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 A Model Hearing Conservation Program for Coal Miners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Engineering Controls for Hearing Loss Prevention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 DUST MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL Analytical Techniques for Silica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Personal Dust Monitoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Tapered-Element Oscillating Microbalance (TEOM) Dust Monitors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Fundamental Scattering Properties of Respirable Dusts and Suspended Particulate Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Dust Control for Longwall Mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Dust Control in Surface Coal Mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Silica Dust Control for Underground Metal/Nonmetal Mines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Silica Dust Control in Metal/Nonmetal Surface Mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Investigation of Silicate Dust Generation and Rare Earth Element Behavior in Coals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Control of Silica Dust Exposures in Underground Coal Mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Development of Enhanced Spray Dust Capture Principles for Improved Silica Dust Suppression . . . . . . . . . . . 15 DIESEL EMISSIONS AND TOXIC SUBSTANCES Reducing Diesel Particulate Exposure in Western Mines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Diesel Engine Emissions Measurement and Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Diesel Particulate Dosimeter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Safety and Health Evaluation of a Fuel Cell-Powered Four-Ton Locomotive for Underground Mining . . . . . . . 19 Chemical Hazards in Mining and Processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Exposure to Toxic Substances in Dust at Nonmetal Mines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Toxic Fumes From Blasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 HAZARD DETECTION AND WARNING DEVICES Hazard Reduction for Surface Mining Haulage Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Mobile Mining Equipment Warning Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Investigate Proximity Detection and Collision Avoidance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Advanced Warning of Ground Stability Hazards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Overhead Power Line Contact Alarm for Mobile Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Investigation of Elec

 

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