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NIOSH has developed an active proximity warning system called HASARD (Hazardous Area Signaling and Ranging Device) for warning workers as they approach known dangerous areas around heavy mining equipment and other dangerous work zones. …

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Addressing these shortcomings, NIOSH personnel have developed a patented active proximity warning system called HASARD (Hazardous Area Signaling and Ranging Device) which employs low-frequency, low-power magnetic fields which are quite impervious to severe environmental conditions. A shapeable wire loop antenna which provides the marker of dangerous work areas, has been mounted on a continuous mining machine …

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An Active Proximity Warning System for Surface and Underground Mining Applications; Engineering Considerations and Selection Criteria for Proximity Warning Systems for Mining Operations; Programmable Electronic Mining Systems: Best Practice Recommendations (In Nine Parts): Part 2: 2.1 System …

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22/09/2015· Surface mining: NIOSH developed new proximity detection systems through research partnerships, including radar-based technology and one of the first GPS-based systems for mining equipment. Underground mining: NIOSH is developing a prototype intelligent proximity detection system that continuously monitors mine workers’ positions in relation to machines and established …

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NIOSH studied technology and methods that could reduce accidents involving surface mining equipment. These proximity warning systems included radar, sonar, GPS, radio transceiver tags, and combinations of radar and cameras.

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Underground mining: OMSHR is developing a prototype intelligent proximity detection system that continuously monitors mine workers’ positions in relation to machines and established safety zones. Specific machine functions are disabled to prevent unsafe movement toward mine worker while allowing functions that do not put the worker at risk to remain operational.

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NIOSH has developed an active proximity warning system called HASARD (Hazardous Area Signaling and Ranging Device) for warning workers as they approach known dangerous areas around heavy mining equipment and other dangerous work zones. HASARD is composed of a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter generates a 60-kHz magnetic field using one or more wire loop antennas. …

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These proximity warning systems included radar, sonar, GPS, radio transceiver tags, and combinations of radar and cameras. A summary of test results is presented in this report, along with guidance on effective proximity warning technology, installation and maintenance considerations, and recommendations for effective implementation. This study ...

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A Proximity Warning System (PWS) marker on each worker that is activated as he or she approaches a dangerous area could alert the operator and prevent a potential injury or fatality. Recommendations for Evaluating & Implementing Proximity Warning Systems on Surface Mining Equipment

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Blind areas can be extensive and this report presents plots of blind areas for five pieces of surface mining equipment. Several technologies designed for detecting obstacles in blind areas and providing a warning to the operator were evaluated on off-highway dump trucks. These proximity warning systems included radar, sonar, GPS, radio transceiver tags, and combinations of radar and cameras. A summary of test …

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The proximity detection system developed through Mr. Carr’s research provides enhanced protection against these hazards by continuously tracking the positions of miners and selectively disabling potentially dangerous machine motions. At surface mines, pinning and entanglement of workers during maintenance around stationary equipment are the leading causes of severe machine-related injuries ...

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New off-the-shelf systems available for mining equipment include radar and tag-based detection systems. Prototype systems now being developed include a proximity warning system based on the Global Positioning System (GPS) and a computer-assisted stereovision system. Development of these new systems was accomplished by working with manufacturers to modify existing systems to meet the …

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A Proximity Warning System (PWS) marker on each worker that is activated as he or she approaches a dangerous area could alert the operator and prevent a potential injury or fatality. Guidelines for the Control and Monitoring of Methane Gas on Continuous Mining Operations

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Method: A proximity warning system (PWS) based on the global positioning system (GPS) and peer-to-peer communication has been developed to prevent collisions between mining equipment, small vehicles, and stationary structures. Results: A final system was demonstrated using one off-highway haul truck, three smaller vehicles, and various stationary structures at a surface mining operation. The system …

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A Proximity Warning System (PWS) marker on each worker that is activated as he or she approaches a dangerous area could alert the operator and prevent a potential injury or fatality. A Performance Evaluation of Two Overhead Power Line Proximity Warning Devices

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CDC - Mining Project -Applicability of Proximity Detection to Mobile -NIOSH Page 2of2 This pilot project will determine the performance of these systems in terms of detection range, accuracy, repeatability, and reproducibility. Measured performance will be compared to ideal performance determined through simulations of machine motions designed to capture typical and extreme …

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A Proximity Warning System (PWS) marker on each worker that is activated as he or she approaches a dangerous area could alert the operator and prevent a potential injury or fatality. Continuous Mining: A Pilot Study of the Role of Visual Attention Locations and Work Position in Underground Coal Mines 8/1/2009 - Peer reviewed journal articles

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NIOSH has developed an active proximity warning system called HASARD (Hazardous Area Signaling and Ranging Device) for warning workers as they approach known dangerous areas around heavy mining equipment and other dangerous work zones. HASARD is composed of a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter generates a 60-kHz magnetic field using one or more wire loop antennas. …

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Blind areas can be extensive and this report presents plots of blind areas for five pieces of surface mining equipment. Several technologies designed for detecting obstacles in blind areas and providing a warning to the operator were evaluated on off-highway dump trucks. These proximity warning systems included radar, sonar, GPS, radio transceiver tags, and combinations of radar and cameras. A summary of test …

Preventing Collisions Involving Surface Mining Equipment ...

Method: A proximity warning system (PWS) based on the global positioning system (GPS) and peer-to-peer communication has been developed to prevent collisions between mining equipment, small vehicles, and stationary structures. Results: A final system was demonstrated using one off-highway haul truck, three smaller vehicles, and various stationary structures at a surface mining operation. The system …

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A Proximity Warning System (PWS) marker on each worker that is activated as he or she approaches a dangerous area could alert the operator and prevent a potential injury or fatality. A Performance Evaluation of Two Overhead Power Line Proximity Warning Devices

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CDC - Mining Project -Applicability of Proximity Detection to Mobile -NIOSH Page 2of2 This pilot project will determine the performance of these systems in terms of detection range, accuracy, repeatability, and reproducibility. Measured performance will be compared to ideal performance determined through simulations of machine motions designed to capture typical and extreme …

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This web page details the original development by the NIOSH Office of Mine Safety and Health Research of a novel electromagnetic-based proximity warning (PW) system to warn underground coal miners whenever they get too close to continuous mining machines.

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Recommendations for Evaluating & Implementing Proximity Warning Systems on Surface Mining Equipment. 6/1/2007 - Reports of Investigations. NIOSH studied technology and methods that could reduce accidents involving surface mining equipment. These proximity warning systems included radar, sonar, GPS, radio transceiver tags, and combinations of radar and cameras. MSHA Data File …

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A magnetic proximity detection system is mounted on a mobile mining machine to prevent underground workers from being pinned or struck by machine motion. The system generates magnetic fields around the machine to determine safe working distances. The miner-worn component measures the magnetic field in order to approximate location. Large masses of steel, such as those from mining equipment ...

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NIOSH has developed an active proximity warning system called HASARD (Hazardous Area Signaling and Ranging Device) for warning workers as they approach known dangerous areas around heavy mining equipment and other dangerous work zones. HASARD is composed of a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter generates a 60-kHz magnetic field using one or more wire loop antennas. …

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Proximity Warning Systems for Mining Equipment 9/27/2012 - Conferences, workshops, and seminars NIOSH OMSHR sponsored a free, one-day workshop to discuss proximity warning and detection systems for mining equipment.

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An example of a sonar or ultrasonic sensor-based proximity warning system (Hindsight 20-20 by Sonar Safety Systems) ..... 8 Figure 3. Illustration of tag-based system operation ..... 9 Figure 4. Preliminary tests conducted using a SO-ton-capacity Evaluating Proximity Warning Systems on Surface Mining …

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