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Number and rate of nonfatal lost-time injuries per sector

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Coal contractor mining facts 2006

"The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) defines an independent contractor as any person, partnership, corporation, subsidiary of a corporation, firm, association or other organization that contracts to perform services or construction at a mine. Contractors that perform specific types of work are required to report the number of employees who work at coal mines and noncoal mines.

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NORA mining sector and coal workers' pneumoconiosis

NORA mining sector and coal workers' pneumoconiosis Most frequently recorded industries and occupations on death certificate, U.S. residents age 15 and over, selected states and years, 1990-1999 NORA National Occupational Research Agenda CIC Census Industry Code COC Census Occupation Code n.e.c. not elsewhere classified

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Mining Blogs CDC

CDC Blogs NIOSH Science Blog Mining Faces of Black Lung. Black lung disease, which is caused by inhaling coal mine dust, results in scarring of the lungs and emphysema, shortness of breath, disability, and premature death.

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A Compendium of NIOSH mining research, 2001

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Active mining operations, 2019 NIOSH CDC

Coal operator (n=1,134) Metal operator (n=287) Nonmetal operator (n=920) Stone operator (n=4,338) Sand & Gravel operator (n=6,289) N=12,968 Notes Mines where only contractors were working did not show employment and are not displayed.

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Best practices for dust control in coal mining

In coal mining, overexposure to respirable coal mine dust can lead to coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP). CWP is a lung disease that can be disabling and fatal in its most severe form. In addition, miners can be exposed to high levels of respirable silica dust, which can cause silicosis, another disabling and/or fatal lung disease.

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Coal operator mining facts 2004

"In 2004, a total of 2,011 coal mining operations reported employment to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Coal mines comprised 13.9% of all mining operations. Bituminous mines comprised 92.6% (n=1,863) and anthracite mines 7.4% (n=148) of coal mining operations. Approximately 70% of all coal mines were located in three states Kentucky (28.9%), Pennsylvania (20.7%), and West

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Taking it to the Streets and the Mines Blogs CDC

08.04.2021 · The program is staffed by trained NIOSH personnel who provide screening services to coal miners across the U.S. through two state-of-the-art mobile testing units. The mobile unit travels to community and mine locations throughout coal mining regions around the United States.

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Coal operator mining facts 2005

Mining Operations In 2005, a total of 2,063 coal mining operations reported employment to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Coal mines comprised 14.1% of all mining operations. Bituminous mines comprised 92.6% (n=1,911) and anthracite mines 7.4% (n=152) of coal mining operations. Approximately 70% of all coal mines were located in three states Kentucky (28.0%), West

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Coal contractor mining facts 2006

"The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) defines an independent contractor as any person, partnership, corporation, subsidiary of a corporation, firm, association or other organization that contracts to perform services or construction at a mine. Contractors that perform specific types of work are required to report the number of employees who work at coal mines and noncoal mines.

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NIOSH Directors Blogs CDC

10.02.2021 · NIOSH Directors at a NIOSH 25th Anniversary event in Washington, DC, April 1996. Left to right Anthony Robbins, Donald Millar, Linda Rosenstock, John Finklea, Marcus Key . Julie Tisdale-Pardi, MA, is the NIOSH Science Blog Coordinator . This blog is part of a series for the NIOSH 50th Anniversary.

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Coal operator mining facts 2006

Mining Operations In 2006, a total of 2,113 coal mining operations reported employment to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Coal mines comprised 14.2% of all mining operations. Bituminous mines comprised 92.5% (n=1,955) and anthracite mines 7.5% (n=158) of coal mining operations. Approximately 71.0% of all coal mines were located in three states Kentucky (29.2%),

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Overview of Ground Control Research for Underground Coal

U.S. coal mines has improved dramatically in the last 50 years, fatality rates continue to exceed other major industrial sectors (fig. 1). Fatalities due to ground falls still make up a significant portion of this rate. Currently, underground coal production in the U.S. is split almost 50-50 between large longwall mines and smaller, room-and

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Mine Disasters, 1839-2019 NIOSH CDC

Mine Disasters, 1839-2019; 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866

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Mine and Mine Worker Charts NIOSH CDC

NIOSH Mine and Mine Worker Charts Keywords Statistical analysis The following graphs, maps, and tables present 1983-2019 data for all mining in the U.S. by mining sector.

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A Story of impact; a real-time monitor to prevent coal

"Mine explosions remain a threat to underground coal miners, requiring constant vigilance to prevent accumulations of combustible gasses and dusts and to limit sources of ignition. Accumulations of combustible dust in coal mines create the risk of large-scale explosions that can result in multiple deaths and traumatic injuries.

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Dream to Reality NIOSH Early Years Blogs CDC

24.03.2021 · Much of NIOSH's early work was devoted to meeting its obligations under the Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969. For example, about one-third of NIOSH's research was devoted to coal mining and was based at the Appalachian Laboratory.

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Q38C-WP7T CDC Mining Coal Industry Sector NIOSH

Q38C-WP7T CDC Mining Coal Industry Sector NIOSH Item Preview There Is No Preview Available For This Item This item does not appear to have any files that can be experienced on Archive.

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A Compendium of NIOSH mining research, 2000

"To continue serving the safety and health needs of the Nation's miners, NIOSH is coordinating has allowed us to begin balancing the mining research program to address the prioritized needs of miners in various industry sectors. was conducted at 491 mines during 1984 through 1989. There were 60 coal mines and 431 metal and

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