by a tubis 2020 cited by 2 — keywords: risk assessment; mining industry; hazard event; thermal coal risks; possible change hazards of coal miners exposed in. heshan.
by at iannacchione cited by 21 — coal bursts 1 are violent failures of ribs, roof or floor in underground coal mines. this hazard is not new to the us mining industry. coal bursts are known to occur
by jf brune cited by 10 — another explosion hazard in underground coal mines is fine coal dust which can be dispersed and ignited by a methane gas ignition. this adds fuel to the ignition,
underground coal mining health risks. increased rates of respiratory disease, lung cancer, and low birth weight can all be associated and linked
by hl falk 1979 cited by 34 — health effects of coal mining and combustion: carcinogens and cofactors. environ health perspect. 1979 dec;33:203-26. doi: 10.1289/ehp.
effects of coal mining. surface mines (sometimes called strip mines) were the source of about 62 of the coal mined in the united states in
by ka margolis cited by 75 — the us bureau of mines was created to con- duct research and develop technologies to reduce safety and health risks to miners. since its inception, the us
by m krause 2017 cited by 4 — abstract. this publication concerns the problems of occupational safety and health in hard coal mines, the basic elements of which are the mining hazards and the
washington — surface coal miners, especially those who work in drilling, may be exposed to higher concentrations of respirable dust or quartz.
by j gasparotto 2020 cited by 8 — the inhalation of hazardous substances such as coal micro-particles, therefore, coal mining methods that do not harm the environment need to be employed.
by gs esterhuizen cited by 24 — many of the hazards that plagued miners in the past, such as coal bumps, methane and coal dust explosions, ground fall accidents and health issues have been.
by gm molinda cited by 27 — the u.s. underground coal miner faces a continuing hazard from the fall of roof. at the root of many injuries and fatalities are weak or defective roof strata.
exposure to coal mine dust causes various pulmonary diseases, including coal workers' pneumoconiosis (cwp) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd). 2. coal miners are also exposed to crystalline silica dust, which causes silicosis, copd, and other diseases.
mine fires:mine fires create surface hazards in abandoned coal mine areas. as fires burn within the seam, fissures can open to the surface delivering deadly
in a high hazard occupational environment, such as an underground coal mine, many injuries result in death or permanent disability; many
coal dust. dust inhalation or coal dust is one of the most common concerns for miners. the ongoing inhalation of coal dust can cause
by j cortes-ramirez 2018 cited by 19 — evidence of the association of coal mining with health outcomes such as specific exposure pathways or hazards related to the lower risk .
from mines in the appalachian basin to assess the roof-fall risks associated with underground coal mining. in india, rahaman et al. (2004) discussed the use of
layers of coal trap methane — a highly explosive gas. methane can be released, leading to coal dust explosions when there are mechanical errors from tools that
by gr wagner 2018 — coal miners are killed, injured, and sickened by their work. coal-burning power plants emit hazardous pollutants that threaten the health of the