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CDC - Mining Topics - NIOSH

Jul 14, 2021  Mining Topics. Mining topics are areas where NIOSH has formerly been or is currently engaged in performing research and producing publications. Click on a topic to explore an overview, or click on the symbol next to a topic to expand or collapse its content categories, including related projects and contracts. Also show inactive research topics.

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Pillar Design

The NIOSH Mining Program has developed guidelines and criteria for the design of

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Blasting and Explosives

What is the health and safety problem? Detonating explosives release toxic gases,

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Mining Topic: Education An

The NIOSH Mining Program designs and conducts research studies to develop,

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Mining Topic: Respiratory Dis

For miners examined at three black lung clinics in Virginia, NIOSH reported 416 diagnosed

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Mining Topic

The NIOSH Mining Program conducts research to identify and then mitigate the

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Mining Topic: Respirable Dust

The NIOSH Mining program funds extramural research through Requests for Proposals

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Hearing Loss Prevention Ove

A drill bit isolator based on NIOSH Mining technology was found to reduce noise

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CDC - Mining Topic - Education and Training - NIOSH

Dec 10, 2020  The NIOSH Mining Program designs and conducts research studies to develop, evaluate, or improve upon materials and methods being used within the mining industry to train mine workers. The researchers work directly with safety and health professionals throughout the mining industry to assess training needs, develop targeted training techniques ...

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CDC - Mining Topic - Explosion Prevention - NIOSH

Aug 31, 2020  The NIOSH Mining Program conducts research to identify and then mitigate the causes of underground coal mine explosions. Research strategies include eliminating ignition sources, minimizing methane concentrations and coal dust accumulations, applying proper dispersible rock dust in sufficient quantity at all locations, using supplemental protection such as passive and active barriers to ...

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CDC - Mining Topic - Respiratory Diseases - NIOSH

May 19, 2021  For miners examined at three black lung clinics in Virginia, NIOSH reported 416 diagnosed with PMF, an unprecedented number. Through a special CWHSP program, NIOSH examined more than 2,200 surface miners from 2010-2011. Results of the scans found CWP in 46 miners, 12 of which had PMF. Graph of CWP respiratory disease in miners.

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CDC - NIOSH Mining

CDC-developed resources for mine workers to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Register for the Aug 17-18, 2021 meeting of the Automation and Emerging Technologies Partnership. Use EXAMiner to practice and teach hazard recognition skills for mining operations in any sector. Submit your entry for our 2021 award series today.

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CDC - Mining Topic - Respirable Dust - NIOSH

Oct 16, 2020  The NIOSH Mining program funds extramural research through Requests for Proposals (RFP) or Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) in areas that can have a direct impact on the reduction of dust levels in mining operations. Resulting from a RFP, a recently completed NIOSH-funded contract designed a canopy-air-curtain dust control for use on shuttle ...

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CDC - Mining Topic - Hearing Loss Prevention Overview - NIOSH

Mar 13, 2018  A drill bit isolator based on NIOSH Mining technology was found to reduce noise reaching the operator ear by 2-5 dB (A). It was commercialized by Corry Rubber and Kennametal in 2011. A dual-sprocket urethane-coated continuous mining machine chain was developed and was found to reduce noise reaching the operator ear by 5-7 dB (A).

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CDC - Mining - Rock Dusting Practices - NIOSH

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20048738 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, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2017-101 (IC 9530), 2016 Oct; :1-89

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CDC - Mining - Hazard Recognition Challenge - Challenge 1

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting People. NIOSH Mining . Hazard Challenge Help Challenge 1 of 4 Challenge Home. Click to select hazards. Next. Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Program . HAVE QUESTIONS? Visit CDC-INFO ...

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CDC - Mining - Hazard Recognition Challenge - Home

The Hazard Recognition Challenge allows you to perform a virtual workplace examination on four locations at a surface stone operation: the pit, the plant, the shop, and a roadway. Each location contains multiple hazards. Your goal is to find as many hazards as possible at that work location.

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CDC - Mining - Mine Rescue Training Facility Inventory ...

Mining Publication: Mine Rescue Training Facility Inventory - Compendium of Ideas to Improve US Coal Mine Rescue Training. In response to recent mining disasters and new mine rescue team legislation, NIOSH researchers conducted meetings across the United States with mine emergency response experts to investigate current needs and issues. Some ...

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Mine and Mine Worker Charts NIOSH CDC

NIOSH Mine and Mine Worker Charts. The following graphs, maps, and tables present 1983-2019 data for all mining in the U.S. by mining sector. Data source: Mine Safety and Health Administration ( MSHA ). See Statistical Methodology for further details. Additional Mining Facts for each sector are available from 2000 through 2015.

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Site Browser - cdc.gov

May 01, 2002  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting People. NIOSH Mining . Site Browser. Modify Selection. Document types: NIOSH/USBM numbered publications; View/Modify Selection. Document types: NIOSH/USBM numbered publications; Refine Your Search

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cdc mining topic pillar design niosh

CDC Mining Topic Explosion Prevention NIOSH. Dec 07, 2017 The NIOSH Mining Program's ongoing intramural research addresses methane and coal dust explosion problems in the coal mining industries. Laboratory and/or minesite research is conducted to identify and evaluate improved rock dusting practices and sampling methods and new technologies .

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Getting the Word Out: NIOSH Publications and Products ...

Jun 10, 2021  The NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM) is a collection of methods for sampling and analysis of contaminants in workplace air, surfaces, and in the blood and urine of workers who are occupationally exposed. The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) is a list of hazardous materials published annually.

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Getting Creative Blogs CDC

Jun 23, 2021  NIOSH has effectively used infographics to communicate on a variety of topics. See examples below. Understanding the importance of graphics in communication, a unique partnership between NIOSH and the Mexican Consulates released a series of multi-media communication products for organizations that serve Spanish-speaking immigrant workers ...

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NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Advanced Search CDC/NIOSH

Search NIOSHTIC-2 Title All Fields Keywords Author Editor Publisher SIC Code Source Name State/Territory Abstract Journal CODEN ISBN NIOSHTIC number Document Type (CD, Contract, Grant, etc.) NTIS Accession Number Source ISSN NIOSH Office Division Performing Organization Priority Area Identification Number CAS Number Date of Input CAN#.

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CDC - NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluations (HHEs) - Search

Apr 11, 2016  CDC - NIOSH Numbered Publications Search Results. ... Search for your topic in the box below. Enter search terms separated by spaces. ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329-4027 USA. 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) Contact CDC-INFO. TOP ...

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Prevention and Mitigation of COVID-19 at Work ACTION

Apr 16, 2020  Prevention and mitigation of COVID-19 in workplaces requires effective processes of risk assessment and risk management. This tool offers a simple and collaborative approach to assess COVID-19 risks as a step to take measures to protect the safety and health of workers.

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diseases associated with aggregate mining

Each phase of mining is associated with different sets of environmental impacts. 1.1.1 Exploration A mining project can only commence with knowledge of the extent and value of the mineral ore deposit. Information about the location and value of the mineral ore deposit is obtained during the exploration phase. This phase includes surveys, field ...

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CDC - Mining - Controlling Worker Exposure to Airborne ...

Mining Publication: Design, Testing, and Modeling of Environmental Enclosures for Controlling Worker Exposure to Airborne Contaminants. Environmental enclosures such as cabs, booths, rooms, etc. are one of the mainstay engineering control methods for reducing operators’ exposure to airborne contaminants generated outside the enclosure.

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Site Browser - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jun 04, 2021  This report includes the theory of operation, description, and the performance of the Personal Dust Monitor (PDM) compared to gravimetric-based reference dust sampling methods and laboratory verification of the instruments accuracy. This page summarizes how NIOSH is addressing respiratory diseases in the mining industry.

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Site Browser - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mar 01, 2010  This publication details the results of NIOSH studies to examine operating speeds based on usage and seam height. Mining Fact Sheets covering a variety of topics of general interest relating to mining operations, employees, fatalities, and nonfatal lost-time injuries. Overall and industry sector mining facts for 2010.

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CDC - NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding e-Tool

Jul 01, 2019  NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding e-Tool Overview. Occupational exposure banding is a process of assigning chemicals into specific categories or bands based on a chemical's potency and the adverse health outcomes associated with exposure. The output of this process is an occupational exposure band (OEB), which corresponds to a range of exposure concentrations that is

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CDC - NIOSH Worker Health Charts

The survey is conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The NHIS sample is designed and weighted to produce national estimates. NIOSH uses data from the NHIS to estimate the prevalence of various health conditions and health behaviors among US workers.

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Worker Exposure to Silica during Hydraulic Fracturing

NIOSH Findings on Worker Exposures to Silica In cooperation with oil and gas industry partners, NIOSH collected 116 full shift air samples at 11 hydraulic fracturing sites in five states (Arkansas, Colorado, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Texas) to determine the levels of worker exposure to silica at various jobs at the worksites.

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Occupational Safety and Health Healthy People 2020

Jun 23, 2021  OSH-1.2 Reduce deaths from work-related injuries in mining Baseline: 21.4 mining work-related injury deaths per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers occurred in 2007

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ELF Estimates - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oct 02, 2016  Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.

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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ...

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH, / ˈ n aɪ ɒ ʃ /) is the United States federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness.NIOSH is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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coal mining health problems

CDC Mining Topic Respiratory Diseases NIOSH. 2021-5-19 The Respiratory Health Division of NIOSH manages the Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program (CWHSP). This program provides coal miners an opportunity to have a chest x-ray about every five years throughout their careers. Since 1970, NIOSH has compiled data on the prevalence of CWP in ...

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Articles -- Occupational Health Safety

Occupational Health Safety is the industry-leading news magazine, eNewsletter, and website for occupational health and safety professionals focusing on problem-solving solutions, latest news ...

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COVID-19 NC DOL

N.C. Department of Labor Physical Address 4 West Edenton St. Raleigh, NC 27601. Mailing Address 1101 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1101. 1-800-NC-LABOR

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