| University of Utah -- Control of Spontaneous Combustion Using Pressure Balancing Techniques.
| Virginia Tech -- Operational Sensitivity of Through-the-Earth Communication; Improved Safety through Application of Risk Management in US Underground Coal Mines: A RISKGATE Approach.
| West Virginia University -- Integrated Surface Mining Safety System; Enhanced Mobile Equipment Experiential Learning and Safety Technology Demonstration.
| Northeastern University -- Whole Body Vibration Exposure and Injury Prevention of Heavy Equipment Operators in Open Pit Coal Mines.
| University of California, Berkeley -- Ischemic Heart Disease and Lung Cancer Mortality in Relation to Respirable Particulate Matter and Diesel Exhaust in Non-Metal Miners.
| University of Illinois at Chicago -- Clarifying Distribution, Trends, and Determinants of Adverse Health in United State Miners: Exploration and Integration of Existing Data Systems and Clinical Materials.
| University of Pittsburgh -- Connecting Dust Characteristics and Worker Health in Underground Coal Mining.
| United Steelworkers -- Characteristics of, and Barriers to Effective Hazardous Identification and Control Programs in U.S. Metal and Non-Metal Mines.
| University of Arizona -- Implementation of Risk Management Programs: Identification of Best Practices to Reduce Injuries and Maximize Economic Benefits; Effective Mining Safety Training - Design, Implementation and Evaluation.
| University of Connecticut Health Center -- The Mining Health Workplace Program (MHWP).
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