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CDC - Mining - Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention - NIOSH

Background. Slip, trip, and fall hazards in mining environments pose safety risks to mine workers. According to an analysis by NIOSH researchers of MSHA data, about 21% of all non-fatal injuries reported in the 5 years between 2012 and 2016 to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) were associated with slips or falls.Slips or falls are the second largest category of .

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Mining Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of ...

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Program makes essential contributions to the enhancement of health and safety in the mining industry. The recommendations provided in this report are focused on further expanding these contributions. The Mining .

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Feb 04, 2014 · NIOSH Research on Work Schedules and Work-related Sleep Loss. Yesterday, in honor of National Sleep Awareness Week, we blogged about sleep and work and the risks to workers, employers, and the public when workers' hours and shifts do not allow for adequate sleep.

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West ia Economy at a Glance - Bureau of Labor Statistics

Data extracted on: August 14, 2020 Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page. West ia includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:. Charleston, WV; Cumberland, MD-WV

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NIOSH Archives - International Mining

NIOSH said electronic or written comments must be received by May 17, 2019. In a background note to the request, NIOSH said: "The mining industry has been undergoing significant changes as companies look to adopt automation technologies to decrease costs and increase efficiency and, according to some companies, improve safety.

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Electrical injuries in the US mining industry, 2000-2009

Overview of electrical injuries in mining. There were 125,594 mining injuries reported to MSHA for 2000 through 2009, and Electrical was the 10th most frequently listed cause, with 853 injuries. For comparison, the three most frequent causes of all mining injuries were Handling material at 42,426 cases, Slip or fall of person at 25,141, and Machinery at 16,556.

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NIOSH Innovations in the Mining Health and Safety ...

Mining Program Review – June 5, 2019 NIOSH Innovations in the Mining Health and Safety Landscape Improving Miner Health from research to practice Jessica E. Kogel Associate Director for Mining. Director Office of Mine Safety & Health Research. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Safe mines - Healthy workers

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Mining Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of ...

ties between 2010 and 2014, compared to the average yearly totals from 1990 to 2001 (NIOSH, 2005a). The Mining Program has also identified four intermediate goals and performance measures in this research area, summarized in Table 12-1.The committee assumes that the goals as stated are considered by the program as intermediate milestones toward its ultimate goal of the complete .

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B Information Provided by the NIOSH Mining Safety and ...

Powerpoint presentation by Linda McWilliams, PRL-NIOSH, "Mining Industry Surveillance and Statistics," committee site visit to PRL, March 6, 2006. Powerpoint presentation by Ed Thimons, PRL-NIOSH, "Respiratory Hazards Control Branch," committee site visit to PRL, March 6, 2006.

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CDC - Mining - Tools & Publications - NIOSH

MSHA Data File Downloads - The NIOSH Mining Program has converted MSHA data to SPSS (includes labels and coding information) and dBase IV file formats. Tools You Can Use - A list of all the available products covering new equipment, software, training and videos.

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Industrial Internet of Things - ncbim.nih.gov

Big Data analytics is increasingly becoming a critical component of IIoT in many industries, including mining. Applying Big Data analytics and predictive analytics effectively to the mining industry, based on the proposed IIoT network platform, can have a significant impact in the industry by processing massive amounts of data and streamlining ...

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Mining Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of ...

The third charge to the committee was to consider significant emerging research areas in mining safety and health that appear especially important in terms of their relevance to the mission of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Program.

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Feb 04, 2014 · NIOSH Research on Work Schedules and Work-related Sleep Loss. Yesterday, in honor of National Sleep Awareness Week, we blogged about sleep and work and the risks to workers, employers, and the public when workers' hours and shifts do not allow for adequate sleep.

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Safety & Health Materials | Mine Safety and Health ...

NIOSH Training Page. Education and training resources from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Industry Shared Safety Material. This section contains material submitted to MSHA by the mining industry that has shown to be effective in reducing accidents and injuries.

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Mine operator and independent contractor employees by ...

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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Safety & Health Materials | Mine Safety and Health ...

NIOSH Training Page. Education and training resources from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Industry Shared Safety Material. This section contains material submitted to MSHA by the mining industry that has shown to be effective in reducing accidents and injuries.

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Mining & Mineral Usage Statistics | Minerals Education ...

The National Institutes of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) data and statistics pages provide analyzable data files and summary statistics for the U.S. mining industry. The information presented is generated using employment, accident, and injury data collected by .

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Drug Overdose in the Workplace and the Role of Opioids. The drug overdose epidemic continues to afflict our country. Nationally, there were more than 70,000 drug overdose deaths in 2017 [i] involving opioids (such as fentanyl, heroin and hydrocodone), stimulants (such as cocaine and methamphetamine), and alcohol.[ii] Nearly 70% of these deaths involved an opioid.[ii] Recent data show that drug ...

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Dec 05, 2017 · NIOSH Presents: An Occupational Safety and Health Perspective on Robotics Applications in the Workplace. On October 12, 2017, three researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) gave a panel presentation at the National Robot Safety Conference on robotics applications in the workplace and worker safety.

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NIOSH-MSHA Respirable Mine Dust Partnership Charter | Mine ...

While the Coal Workers' Health Surveillance Program has provided data about the coal mining population, little is known about respirable crystalline silica exposure and disease among our nation's non-coal miners. Since 1974, NIOSH has recommended an exposure limit for respirable crystalline silica of 0.05 mg/m 3. In 2016, the Occupational ...

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