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Improved Knee Protective Devices for Mine Workers.


PB82236944

Publication Date 1972
Personal Author Thal-Larsen, E. P.; Sleight, R. B.; Peabody, A. M.; Stevenson, C. A.
Page Count 106
Abstract A research and development study was conducted to: (1) Determine the design requirements for knee protective devices (knee pads) to be used in mine situations where the workmen must work and crawl on their knees. (2) Develop a prototype device to alleviate injury, disease, and disabling discomforts.
Keywords
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Protectors
  • Mining
  • Pads
  • Knee(Anatomy)
  • Coal mining
  • Safety
  • Wounds
  • Injuries
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Environmental health
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 95 - Biomedical Technology & Human Factors Engineering
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
Corporate Authors Century Research Corp., Arlington, VA.; National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 198221
Contract Number
  • PHS-HSM-099-71-5
Improved Knee Protective Devices for Mine Workers.
Improved Knee Protective Devices for Mine Workers.
PB82236944

  • Industrial hygiene
  • Protectors
  • Mining
  • Pads
  • Knee(Anatomy)
  • Coal mining
  • Safety
  • Wounds
  • Injuries
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Environmental health
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 95 - Biomedical Technology & Human Factors Engineering
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • PHS-HSM-099-71-5
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