September 1999Volume 51 Issue 9
Mine health and safety at the turn of the millennium
Mining Engineering, 1999, Vol. 51, No. 9, pp. 10-15
Ramani, Raja V.; Mutmansky, Jan M.
PREVIEW:As the new millennium approaches, it is appropriate to assess the progress that has been made in mine health and safety, a matter of concern to management, labor and government. One can hardly look at the major events of the last century — from the birth of the US Bureau of Mines through the enactment of the modern health and safety laws — without realizing that the march has been relentless toward eradication of health and safety threats in mining. The progress is spectacular in mine safety and significant in mine health.
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