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Physiological Responses of Miners to Emergency. Volume 1. Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Stressors.


PB85186831

Publication Date 1984
Personal Author Kamon, E.; Deno, N. S.; Vercruyssen, M.
Page Count 31
Abstract This report summarizes completed research pertaining to the reaction of human subjects exposed to self-contained breathing apparatus stressors during escape conditions (resistance breathing, CO2 breathing, hot air breathing, and static positive facepiece positive pressure breathing) and the development of an automated breathing and metabolic simulator. Volume I contains summaries of the studies performed.
Keywords
  • Mining research
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Respiration
  • Responses
  • Physiology
  • Industrial medicine
  • Emergencies
  • Occupational safety and health
Source Agency
  • Bureau of Mines
NTIS Subject Category
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 95E - Life Support Systems
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 44G - Environmental & Occupational Factors
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
Corporate Authors Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park.; Bureau of Mines, Washington, DC.
Supplemental Notes See also PB85-186849.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Open file rept.
NTIS Issue Number 198516
Contract Number
  • J0100092
Physiological Responses of Miners to Emergency. Volume 1. Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Stressors.
Physiological Responses of Miners to Emergency. Volume 1. Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Stressors.
PB85186831

  • Mining research
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Respiration
  • Responses
  • Physiology
  • Industrial medicine
  • Emergencies
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Bureau of Mines
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 95E - Life Support Systems
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 44G - Environmental & Occupational Factors
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • J0100092
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