Methods of Preventing and Limiting Explosions in Coal Mines

Methods of Preventing and Limiting Explosions in Coal Mines

Date: April 1915
Creator: Rice, George S. & Jones, L. M.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over safety prevention in coal mines. Preventing mine explosions is emphasized. Methods used in mine safety are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States: During the Calendar Year 1915

Quarry Accidents in the United States: During the Calendar Year 1915

Date: December 1916
Creator: Fay, Albert H.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the quarry accidents during the year of 1915 in the U.S. The locations and types of quarry accidents are presented. This paper includes tables.
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A Carbon Monoxide Recorder and Alarm

A Carbon Monoxide Recorder and Alarm

Date: 1926
Creator: Katz, Sidney H.; Reynolds, D. A.; Frevert, H. W. & Bloomfield, J. J.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the development of carbon monoxide alarms and recorders. Descriptions of the recording equipment are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Experiments in Underground Communication Through Earth Strata

Experiments in Underground Communication Through Earth Strata

Date: 1928
Creator: Ilsley, L. C.; Freeman, H. B. & Zellers, D. H.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies in mine safety and communication. The methods and equipment used in the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Mine Safety: MSHA's and Other Federal Agencies' Improved Oversight Could Enhance Safety for Coal Miners

Mine Safety: MSHA's and Other Federal Agencies' Improved Oversight Could Enhance Safety for Coal Miners

Date: May 16, 2007
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Description: Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, the Department of Labor's Office of the Solicitor, the states, and the mining industry share responsibility for ensuring mine safety. In two reports released today, GAO examined the challenges underground coal mines face in preparing for emergencies, how well MSHA oversees mine operators' training efforts, how well MSHA and NIOSH coordinate to enhance the development and approval of mine safety technology, MSHA's coal mine inspector recruiting efforts, and how civil penalties are assessed."
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Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1914

Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1914

Date: 1916
Creator: Fay, Albert H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the Untied States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked. This report includes tables and illustrations.
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Respiratory Protective Devices Approved by the Bureau of Mines as of December 31, 1968: A Revision of Information Circular 8281

Respiratory Protective Devices Approved by the Bureau of Mines as of December 31, 1968: A Revision of Information Circular 8281

Date: 1969
Creator: Schutz, R. H. & Kloos, E. J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing a revision on the breathing devices approved for use in mines and mineral industries. As stated in the abstract, "this publication lists the respiratory protective devices approved by the Bureau of mines as of December 31, 1968, and the names and addresses of their manufacturers" (p. 1). This report includes tables.
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Slip-and-Fall Accidents During Equipment Maintenance in the Surface Mining Industry

Slip-and-Fall Accidents During Equipment Maintenance in the Surface Mining Industry

Date: 1990
Creator: Albin, Thomas J. & Adams, W. P.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining accidents during equipment maintenance. As stated in the abstract, "this U.S. Bureau of Mines report identifies potential causes of slip-and-fall accidents occurring during surface mine equipment maintenance and describes the relative roles of direct worker behavior and machine design" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Fire Doors for Noncoal Mines

Fire Doors for Noncoal Mines

Date: 1987
Creator: Bickel, Kenneth L. & Pomroy, William H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the development and use of fire doors in non-coal mines. As stated in the abstract, "this report discusses current fire-door technology in the context of the underground mine environment and the design, fabrication, lab testing, and in-mine field testing of a mine-worthy fire door" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Effects of Ancient Stream Channel Deposits on Mine Roof Stability: A Case Study

Effects of Ancient Stream Channel Deposits on Mine Roof Stability: A Case Study

Date: 1987
Creator: Ingram, David K. & Chase, Frank E.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on mine roof stability. Mining methods to improve roof stability are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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