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prevention of accidents from explosives in metal mining

Higgins, Edwin.

prevention of accidents from explosives in metal mining

by Higgins, Edwin.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Explosives.,
  • Mine accidents.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edwin Higgins.
    Series[United States] Bureau of mines. Miners" circular, 19
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN1 .U5 no. 19
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6572453M
    LC Control Number14030669
    OCLC/WorldCa14100501

    Management of Industrial Accident Prevention and Preparedness I:5 A Training Resource Package: Management of Industrial Accident Prevention and Preparedness Refer also to other packages and workbooks, where useful additional teaching material is found. To facilitate using this package, the header of odd-numbered pages describes the contents of thatFile Size: 1MB. The relationships indicate the essential value of proactive safety and the prevention of accidents depends on addressing the near-misses. Dyno Nobel Corporation, like other large explosive manufacturers, provides product delivery to the minesite, and in fact into the very drill hole in mining Cited by:

    Prevention of accidents due to explosions underground in coal mines Prevention of accidents due to explosions underground in coal mines. Code of practice comprising occupational safety guidelines for preventing underground explosions in coal mining - covers ventilation, gas detection, fire . The mission of an ideal mining safety and health research program would be the complete elimination of mining-related illnesses, injuries, and fatalities. The program would be part of system that would include the parallel efforts of diverse organizations.

    Out of this, coal mining used %, nonmetal mining and quarrying %, metal mining %, construction %, and all other users %. Generic protocol for loading and firing of explosives in surface mines. Blasting is a complex activity demanding special skills on the part of Cited by: Changing mining conditions, such as increasing mine depths, new mining ventures (e.g., uranium, oil shales), the handling of mine wastes, new fuels or mobile equipment (such as biofuels and fuel cells), the use of satellite information and its applications, and the increased size of mining equipment and electrical voltages, could result in.


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Hoisting and Haulage (Miners' Circular 53), presenting the hazards of. hoisting and haulage in metal and nonmetallic mines and means of preventing.

: Frank E. Cash. Most of the incidents described above involved AN and there was a delay between the time the accident occurred, the cargo caught fire, and the cargo exploded. There is a potential to significantly reduce injuries and fatalities if the time between the fire and explosion were used for evacuation rather than fighting the fire.

Bureau of Mines: Accidents from falls of rock or ore at metal and nonmetallic mines: metal-and nonmetallic-mine accident-prevention course. (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., ), also by Roy G.

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Sparked more than two thousand feet below ground, the fire spewed flames, smoke, and poisonous gas through a labyrinth of underground tunnels. Injuries due to blasting accidents are less frequent in metal mining than in coal mining.

Use of explosives and breaking agents in underground and surface metal mines and metal mills caused a total of three deaths and 63 nonfatal injuries from to (see Exhibit 7). FUNDAMENTALS OF SAFETY AND ACCIDENT PREVENTION BY R.K.

SHARMA BSc, BE(FIRE),MBA(HRM), PDIS, Metal fume fever Practice Hard rock mining Silicosis. Reasons for Accident Prevention Accident Prevention 1 Humanitarian 4 Legal 3 Social 2 Economic.

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Keep all explosive storage areas clean, dry and orderly. Rotate the inventory of explosive materials, making sure to use the oldest stock first. Never use damaged or deteriorated explosive materials, including initiation (detonating) devices, boosters, dynamite and blasting agents.

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