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Information Provided by the NIOSH Mining Safety and Health Research Program

  1. Instructions to committee on how to access National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Evidence Packet (pdf file) (1/6/06)

  2. NIOSH. 2005. NIOSH Mining Program Briefing Book. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nas/mining/. Accessed October 5, 2006.

  3. Letter to committee from Lew Wade clarifying charge, August 12, 2005.

  4. List of Mining Statistics (statistics available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/statistics/#gtm).

  5. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Dr. Lewis V. Wade, NIOSH, “National Academies Review of the NIOSH Mining Research Program,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006.

  6. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Dr. Jeffery L. Kohler, NIOSH, “Mining Program Review,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006.

  7. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Mr. Edward Thimons, NIOSH, “Dust Monitoring and Control Program,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006.

  8. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Mr. Michael J. Sapko, NIOSH, “Explosion Prevention,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006.

  9. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Dr. Christopher Mark, NIOSH, “Ground Control Research for Underground Coal,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006.



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Mining Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health B Information Provided by the NIOSH Mining Safety and Health Research Program Instructions to committee on how to access National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Evidence Packet (pdf file) (1/6/06) NIOSH. 2005. NIOSH Mining Program Briefing Book. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nas/mining/. Accessed October 5, 2006. Letter to committee from Lew Wade clarifying charge, August 12, 2005. List of Mining Statistics (statistics available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/statistics/#gtm). PowerPoint presentation to committee by Dr. Lewis V. Wade, NIOSH, “National Academies Review of the NIOSH Mining Research Program,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Dr. Jeffery L. Kohler, NIOSH, “Mining Program Review,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Mr. Edward Thimons, NIOSH, “Dust Monitoring and Control Program,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Mr. Michael J. Sapko, NIOSH, “Explosion Prevention,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Dr. Christopher Mark, NIOSH, “Ground Control Research for Underground Coal,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006.

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Mining Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health PowerPoint presentation to committee by Ms. Lisa J. Steiner, NIOSH, “Using Ergonomics to Reduce Musculoskeletal Injuries,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Dr. Elaine T. Cullen, NIOSH, “Research to Practice,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Dr. Andrew Cecala, NIOSH, “Technology Transfer,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006. PowerPoint presentation to committee by Mr. R. J. Matetic, NIOSH, “Reduce Niose-Induced Hearing Loss in the Mining Industry,” at first committee meeting, January 12-13, 2006. NIOSH Response to committee information request, February 15, 2006. NIOSH response to committee information request, March 1, 2006. Powerpoint presentation by Jurgen Brune, PRL/NIOSH, “Overview of Lake Lynn Laboratory,” committee site visit to the Pittsburgh Research Laboratory (PRL), March 6, 2006. Powerpoint presentation, “Diesel and Nanometer Aerosol Research at NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory: NIOSH MEEL at LLL [Lake Lynn Laboratory],” committee site visit to PRL, March 6, 2006. Powerpoint presentation by Jurgen Brune, PRL-NIOSH, “NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, Disaster Prevention and Response Branch,” committee site visit to PRL, March 6, 2006. Powerpoint presentation, “Hearing Loss Prevention Branch,” committee site visit to PRL, March 6, 2006. Powerpoint presentation, “Mining Injury Prevention Branch,” committee site visit to PRL, March 6, 2006. 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. Powerpoint presentation, “Rock Safety Engineering Branch,” committee site visit to PRL, March 6, 2006. Triebsch, G. F., and M. J. Sapko. 1990. “Lake Lynn Laboratory: A State-of-the-Art Mining Research Laboratory.” NIOSH response to request for information, “Matrix 1—Interaction Between NIOSH Programs,” March 22, 2006. NIOSH response to request for information, “Matrix 2—Summary Information About Program,” March 22, 2006. NIOSH response to request by James Dearing, “Evaluation of Training Effectiveness,” March 27, 2006.

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Mining Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH. 2005. NIOSH Office of Extramural Programs Annual Program Report-Fiscal Year 2004. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/NIOSH-OEP-FY04-Program-Rpt.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH. NIOSH Extramural Research Awards in Fiscal Year 2003—New and Continuing Grants and Cooperative Agreements. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/FY2003_FUNDED_PROJECTS.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. Great Lakes Center for Agricultural Safety and Health. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/2004GLCannual.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/IOWAFY04Annual.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/childrencenter_12_14_04.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. Northeast Center for Agricultural Safety and Health. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/NECAnnrept0304.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/WAPNASHAR2004.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. Southern Coastal Agromedicine Center. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/SCAC0304.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/KY2003-2004annual.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/CA_EOYR_0304.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/SWC%20FY04%20Annual%20Rpt-FINAL.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH Agricultural Center. High Plains Center for Agricultural Health and Safety. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/agcenter_rpts/HICAHS1204YearEndRept.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006. NIOSH. FY 2005 State-Based Surveillance Awards. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/oep/pdfs/State-Based-Surv-FY05-v.2.pdf. Accessed April 5, 2006.

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Mining Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Series of graphs provided by NIOSH showing powered haulage; fall of ground; machinery; materials handling; electrical; slips, trips and falls; entrapment; inundation; hoisting; fire-related; and explosion-related injury and fatality rates for the period 1983-2004. Sent April 18, 2006. Series of graphs from NIOSH showing powered haulage; fall of ground; machinery; materials handling; electrical; slips, trips and falls; entrapment; inundation; hoisting; fire-related; and explosion-related injury and fatality rates for the period 1995-2004 (corrected). Sent April 20, 2006. NIOSH-PRL responses to committee requests for information regarding noise control, April 28, 2006. NIOSH response to request for information on percentages of dust exceeding statutory limits, May 3, 2006. E-mail from Guner Gurtunca to Sammantha Magsino, “RE: Information request—surveillance and training,” May 4, 2006. NIOSH-composed list of publications on mine surveillance and training, May 4, 2006. NIOSH response to committee information request: dust sampling information, May 5, 2006. NIOSH response to committee information request: various topics, May 20, 2006. Memorandum of Understanding between the Bureau of Mines and the Mine Safety and Health Administration, June 2, 2006. NIOSH response to committee information request, June 6, 2006. List of NIOSH project start and end dates, 1998-2005. Sent June 22, 2006. Responses from NIOSH to committee information request: information about Strategic Goal 7, project start and end dates, and funding, June 23, 2006.