Mine Safety Science and Engineering

Health and Disaster Management

In Mining Engineering operations, mines act as sources of constant danger and risk to the miners and may result in disasters unless mining is done with safety legislations and practices in place. Mine safety engineers promote and enforce mine safety and health by complying with the established safety standards, policies, guidelines and regulations. Les mer
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In Mining Engineering operations, mines act as sources of constant danger and risk to the miners and may result in disasters unless mining is done with safety legislations and practices in place. Mine safety engineers promote and enforce mine safety and health by complying with the established safety standards, policies, guidelines and regulations. These innovative and practical methods for ensuring safe mining operations are discussed in this book including technological advancements in the field. It will prove useful as reference for engineering and safety professionals working in the mining industry, regulators, researchers, and students in the field of mining engineering.

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Chapter I: Basics of Mine Safety Engineering


1.1. Introduction


1.2. Safety nomenclature


1.3. Principles of safety engineering


1.4. Theories of accident causation


1.5. Challenging issues in mine safety





Chapter II: Safety Issues in Opencast and Underground Mines


2.1. Safety issues in underground coal and non-coal mines


2.2. Safety issues in opencast coal and non-coal mines





Chapter III: Behavioural-Based Safety


3.1. Introduction


3.2. Principles of Behavior-Based Safety


3.3. The seven principles of Behaviour-Based Safety


3.4. What is a Behaviour-Based Safety approach?


3.5. Types of behavior and intervention strategies





Chapter IV: Safety Culture in Mining Industry


4.1. Concept of safety culture


4.2. Building safety culture in mining industry


4.3. Strategies to change safety culture


4.4. Leadership commitment for improving safety culture


4.5. Safety maturity models





Chapter V: Accident Statistics, Analysis and Prevention in Coal and Non-Coal Mines


5.1. Accidents and their classification


5.2. Basic causes of accident occurrence


5.3. Frequency rate and severity rate


5.4. Accident cost


5.5. Accident statistics


5.6. Accident trend and analysis in India and abroad


5.7. Investigations into accidents and accident reports


5.8. Accident prevention in mines





Chapter VI: Safety Risk Assessment and Management


6.1. Safety Management System


6.2. Risk assessment


6.3. Risk assessment techniques


6.4. Case studies





Chapter VII: Safety Audit & Standardization


7.1. Introduction


7.2. Audit process


7.3. Safety audit in mines


7.4. Safety Audit Standards





Chapter VIII: Occupational Health and Safety in Mines


8.1. Introduction


8.2. Occupational health hazards in mines


8.3. Safety, Health & Welfare Legislations for mines


8.4. OHS structure in mining industry


8.5. Managing OHS issues in the workforce





Chapter IX: Safety Education and Training


9.1. What is safety education and training?


9.2. Why safety education and training is important?


9.3. Typical types of training materials in mining industry


9.4. Education and training provided in various countries





Chapter X: Innovations in Mine Safety Engineering


10.1. Virtual Reality


10.2. Electrical safety


10.3. Intrinsically safety and flameproof apparatus


10.4. Flameproof or explosion proof equipment


10.5. Personal Protective Equipment


10.6. IT applications and innovations in mine safety





Chapter XI: Disaster Management


11.1. Introduction


11.2. Phases of disaster management


11.3. Mine disasters and classification


11.4. Emergency preparedness and Disaster management plan


11.5. Emergency planning process


11.6. Conduct of rescue after disasters


11.7. Case studies





Chapter XII: Mine Rescue


12.1. Introduction


12.2. Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus


12.3. Aerolox liquid oxygen breathing apparatus


12.4. Filtered air respirators


12.5. Fresh Air Hose or Tube Breathing Apparatus


12.6. The Mines Rescue Rules, 1985


12.7. Resuscitation





Chapter XIII: First Aid and Ambulance Work


13.1. Introduction


13.2. First aid after accidents


13.3. First aid training and facilities in Mines


References


Appendix A: Safety nomenclature

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