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Mine Safety: Essential Components of Self-Escape
An ad-hoc committee will be appointed to identify and synthesize the literature relevant to understanding “self-escape” in the context of mine safety. The committee will review literature in areas...

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Establishing and Promoting a Culture of Safety in Academic Laboratory Research
The National Research Council, through its Board on Chemical Science and Technology and Board on Human Systems Integration, will examine laboratory safety in chemical research in non-industrial...

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Staffing Needs of Systems Specialists in Aviation

In February 2012, President Obama signed into law the reauthorization act for the FAA, entitled the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of2012...

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Understanding Driver Fatigue Factors in Motor Carrier Safety and Driver Health

An ad hoc panel will conduct a study to assess the state of knowledge about the relationship of such factors as hours of driving, hours on duty, and periods of rest to the fatigue experienced by trck...

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