Report: APP CMHS Project 4

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The following people are acknowledged and thanked for their contribution to this report:

Alder, M. Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism

Bofinger, C. The Safety Managers

China Coal Information Institute, Beijing, China

China University of Science and Technology, Xizhou, China

Cliff, D. The University of Queensland

DuCarme, J.P. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Dixon, L. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering

Fujioka, M. JCOAL, Tokyo, Japan

Galvin, J. The University of New South Wales

Gannon, M. Foidel Creek Coal Mine

Guo, H. CSIRO Coal Technology

Gürtunca, G. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Hempenstall, J. Chief Risk Officer, Xstrata Coal

Huainan Coal Mining Group, Huainan, China

Joy, J. The University of Queensland

King, D. Foidel Creek Coal Mine

Kohler, J. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Li, H. Department of Coal, NEA, China

Mallett, L. NIOSH

Matetic, R.J. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Mathur, A.D. Coal India, India

Mayton, A.G. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Penon, G. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering

Prasad, D.N. Ministry of Coal, India

Qu, Q. CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering

Sammarco, J.J. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Shepherdson, D. Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism

Smith, A.C. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Stone, K. Natural Resources, Canada

Waynert, J. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

Zipf, R.K. NIOSH, Pittsburgh, USA

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