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Control the Dust Prevent Black Lung
"Controlling Respirable Coal Mine Dust
in Underground Mines"

National Mine Health and Safety Academy
Beckley, West Virginia
July 25, 2007

On July 25, 2007, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) held a free one-day workshop on "Controlling Respirable Coal Mine Dust in Underground Mines." The seminar, which attracted over 120 attendees, brought together a group of experts to share information, expertise and experience in dealing with dust control issues and the prevention of disabling occupational lung disease in coal miners. Speakers from J. H. Fletcher & Co., Joy Mining Machinery, NIOSH and MSHA presented information on the topics listed below.

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Resources from the Workshop
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