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Disciplines: Education, History of education, Theory and practice of education, Special Education, Immigrants or ethnic and linguistic minorities, Bilingual schools and bilingual education, Textbooks, Student manners and customs, Elementary or public school education, Secondary education, High schools, Right to education, Moral and religious education.

 
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An Analysis of Serious Injuries to Dozer Operators in the U. S. Mi...

By: Fred C. Turin

ABSTRACT: This report describes serious injuries occurring to bulldozer operators working at U.S. coal, metal, and nonmetal mines. The period covered is 1988-97. The data were collected by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). A total of 873 injury records are examined. These injuries resulted in 18 fatalities and 31,866 lost workdays. All of these injuries occurred to dozer operators while they were doing common production tasks. An injury classification sys...

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Programmable Electronic Mining Systems : Best Practice Recommendat...

By: Christopher C. Jobes, Ph. D.

ABSTRACT: This report (Software Safety 2.2) is the third in a nine-part series of recommendations addressing the functional safety of processor-controlled mining equipment. It is part of a risk-based system safety process encompassing hardware, software, humans, and the operating environment for the equipment’s life cycle. Figure 1 shows a safety framework containing these recommendations. The reports in this series address the various life cycle stages of inception, des...

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Classification and Coding Instructions for Fetal Death Records, 19...

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This manual documents specifications for coding and key entry of statistical items that will be tabulated from the fetal death report by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Primarily, these specifications are used by 49 registration areas of the United States (45 states, District of Columbia, New York City, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands) that submit data to NCHS in electronic form through the Vital Statistics Cooperative Program (VSCP). Under the terms...

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Seventh Annual Conference

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The remarkable pace of biotechnology discovery is continuing unabated. New cytokines are identified, immune regulatory pathways unraveled, promising adjuvants reported, and investigational products revealed to have high degrees of protection for humans against viral diseases not yet vaccine preventable, such as human papilloma virus and herpes simplex. The tools of vaccination are being applied therapeutically for various cancers and chronic conditions. The Annual Confer...

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Programmable Electronic Mining Systems : Best Practice Recommendat...

By: Edward F. Fries

ABSTRACT: This report (Software Safety 2.2) is the third in a nine-part series of recommendations addressing the functional safety of processor-controlled mining equipment. It is part of a risk-based system safety process encompassing hardware, software, humans, and the operating environment for the equipment’s life cycle. Figure 1 shows a safety framework containing these recommendations. The reports in this series address the various life cycle stages of inception, des...

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Health Behaviors of Adults : United States, 1999–2001

By: Jennifer H. Madans, Ph. D.

The statistics shown in this report are based on data from the Sample Adult component of the 1999–2001 NHIS (26–28). The NHIS, one of the major data collection systems of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, is a survey of a nationally representative sample of the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized household population. Basic health and demographic information is collected on all household members. Adults present at the ...

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Vital and Health Statistics

By: Jennifer H. Madans, Ph. D.

Introduction: The data presented in this report suggest that the dramatic increase in the prevalence of surgical sterilization that occurred in the United States between 1965 and 1988 may have leveled off between 1988 and 1995. In 1965, 16 percent of married women 15–44 years of age reported a sterilizing operation undergone by either themselves or their husbands. In 1988, the prevalence had risen to 42 percent, and in 1995 the prevalence remained at about 41 percent. Th...

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