NIOSH Mining Safety and Health Research


See also: NIOSH mining products, Ordering publications and products


Downloading publications

Other ways to obtain publications

  • Ordering paper copies of our publications (including older U.S. Bureau of Mines publications.)
  • NIOSHTIC-2 - a searchable bibliographic database of all NIOSH occupational safety and health publications, documents, grant reports, and other communication products, including ones that aren't currently available for download.

Other mining publications of interest

  • "This is Mining(PDF, 5571 KB, 1995) - A 31-page booklet describing different types of mining and the dangers involved.
  • "New Forces at Work in Mining: Industry Views of Critical Technologies" by D. J. Peterson, Tom LaTourrette, and James T. Bartis ( - an overview of technologies critical to the economic health of the mining and quarrying industries in the United States.
Page last updated: October 21, 2008
Page last reviewed: June 23, 2008
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Division