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Reducing back injuries in low-coal mines

Sean Gallagher

Reducing back injuries in low-coal mines

redesign of materials-handling tasks

by Sean Gallagher

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Published by Dept. of the Interior in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mine haulage.,
  • Coal mines and mining.,
  • Back -- Wounds and injuries,
  • Lifting and carrying.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sean Gallagher, Thomas G. Bobick, and Richard L. Unger.
    SeriesInformation circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 9235.
    ContributionsBobick, T. G., Unger, Richard L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUSGSBULL#9235 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22072034M
    LC Control Number89-600172

    This study collected and analyzed existing data of job-related overexertion injury data for coal miners employed by a major coal company during the years Top 10 tips for back pain 1. Exercise your back regularly – walking, swimming (especially back stroke) and using exercise bikes are all excellent to strengthen your back muscles but anything that you enjoy and helps you keep active will be beneficial. 2. Keep active and moving even when you have pain. Gentle walking and stretching will.

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    Low back pain syndrome in coal miners: preliminary results of an epidemiological study. Med Pr. ; 49 (4)– Selda Sarikaya MD. Low back pain and lumbar angles in Turkish coal miners. Am J Ind Med. ; – doi: /ajim Limburska I. Back pain in coal miners of anthracite coal-pilot study results.   How to Reduce Accidents in the Workplace. The best way to reduce accidents in the workplace is to be proactive with prevention. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. There are many ways to prevent accidents but in implementing Views: K.


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Reducing back injuries in low-coal mines by Sean Gallagher,Dept. of the Interior edition, in EnglishPages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gallagher, Sean. Reducing back injuries in low-coal mines. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines.

Reducing back injuries in low-coal mines: redesign of materials- handling tasks. Authors Gallagher-S; Bobick-TG; Unger-RL Source Pittsburgh, PA: U.S.

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ICJan; The most effective strategies for reducing materials handling back injuries in underground coal mines included the elimination of hazardous tasks, and the development of materials handling hardware.

Ergonomic redesign changes that were in operation for a few months were reevaluated to confirm the effectiveness of the redesign. Gallagher S., Bobick T.G., Unger ng Back Injuries in Low-coal Mines: Redesign of Materials-handling Tasks Bureau of Mines Information Circular No.

U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC ()Cited by: 9. The pain was mainly in my left calf, side of foot and toes as well as in my lower back and buttock. I had deep aching, stabbing pains, burning and pins and needles and numbness. After reading the reviews and researching Dr Sarno, I ordered the book s: K.

Reduce or eliminate inundations in U.S. coal mines within 7 years through the development of bulkhead (structures to impound water in mines) design guidelines to be published by Also, to help reduce the safety hazard to miners from inundations, publish mine design guidelines that would mitigate or prevent inundations by to equipment design to reduce injury risks; and to disseminate this information widely to sites and manufacturers”.

This handbook includes an updated analysis of injury narratives describing equipment related injuries reported to Coal Services NSW which highlights injury risks associated with underground coal mining equipment. Types of Lower Back Strain. There are two common types of soft tissue injuries in the low back.

Muscle strain occurs when fibers in a muscle begin to tear from being overstretched or overused (commonly called a pulled muscle).; Lumbar sprain occurs when ligaments are overstretched or torn. Ligaments are tough, fibrous tissues that connect bones together.

Bituminous coal underground mining employs slightly more than half of all coal mining industry workers, but experiences a higher share of occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

The rate of fatal injuries in the coal mining industry in was perfulltime equivalent workers, nearly six times the rate for all private. back pain: the probability that a particular case of back pain has a specific cause is only % (2).

So-called “red flags” — symptoms and signs that point to a specific cause — are well delineated in Low back pain initiative(1). Non-specific back pain is thus a major problem for diagnosis and treatment. Studies in the United Kingdom. In the US, coal mining is a shrinking industry.

Inthere were aboutcoal miners; today there are ab; Working in coal mines is. Reducing the ball of pain This technique, also very powerful, is imagining.

your pain as a colored ball (choose a color that might be a stress color for you, like red). Each time you breathe in, and then exhale, imagine the "ball" of pain becoming smaller and gradually changing color to a more relaxing hue (e.g.

for many people this might be. Girls and lower grade children carried a greater percent­age of their body weights. Approximately 86% of the children reported some kind of muscu­loskeletal symptoms. The occurrence of shoulder, wrists/hands, and low back pain among school­children was 70%, % and %, respectively.

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Do you want to prevent back pain. Try a few basic exercises to stretch and strengthen your back and supporting muscles. Repeat each exercise a few times, then increase the number of repetitions as the exercise gets easier.

Lower back injury is a leading cause of worker disability. Low back pain affects roughly a quarter of the global population each year, resulting in over 20 million healthy years lost, according to a study by researchers at the University of Sydney.

Reducing the instance of lower back injury is a key challenge for employers worldwide. Mining injuries are preventable. Through mine blasting protection like blast mats and other preventative measures, such as inspecting materials and extensive pre-planning, mines can avoid worker injuries or deaths.

Mine Blasting Protection. Making mines safe is an important practice and priority for countries and companies worldwide. Control Back-pain Risks from Whole-body Vibration. Health and Safety Executive (HSE), United Kingdom, ().

For operators of off-road mobile machinery, agricultural vehicles or industrial trucks to help manage the risk of back pain. Hand-arm Vibration at Work. Health and Safety Executive (HSE), United Kingdom, (). Expected Results: By the end of the project we expect to: Have developed a risk prediction model (screening tool) to identify miners at risk of persistent low back pain and understand the impact of health risk factors on this condition in the mining industry.

Costs associated with overexertion injuries in the healthcare industry were estimated to be $ billion in * 4a, 4b Additionally, nursing aides and orderlies suffer the highest prevalence (%) and report the most annual cases (,) of work-related back pain among female workers in the United States.

5 In10, registered.Lower back pain may be linked to the bony lumbar spine, discs between the vertebrae, ligaments around the spine and discs, spinal cord and nerves, lower back .During this process, miners experience economic, social, and mental health–related issues that can affect their overall well-being.

This study aimed to determine the impact of a lower back injury and the WSIB claim process experience expressed by some male, underground miners in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.