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Mobile equipment accidents in surface coal mines

Jeffrey A. Aldinger

Mobile equipment accidents in surface coal mines

by Jeffrey A. Aldinger

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Published by United States Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mining machinery -- Accidents.,
  • Coal mine accidents.,
  • Strip mining -- Accidents.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 46).

    Statementby Jeffrey A. Aldinger, Jean M. Kenney, and Christopher M. Keran.
    SeriesInformation circular / Bureau of Mines ;, 9428, Information circular (United States. Bureau of Mines ) ;, 9428
    ContributionsKenney, Jean M., Keran, C.M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN295 .U4 no. 9428, TN320 .U4 no. 9428
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1118959M
    LC Control Number94045218

    30 CFR P 48, 62 & 77 Federal Coal Mine Training, Noise and Surface Safety Standards Book contains the day-to-day MSHA regulations which affect surface coal mines and surface areas of underground coal mines. Compliance with these regulations prevents accidents and injury, saves mining operations from lost production and citations during. The average height of a mine tunnel is about 3 and a half feet, so miners crawl or duck-walk while avoiding big, mobile electrical equipment. Even a small lapse in safety can be : Nicole Goodkind.

    Mandatory COP Guidelines (CLICK on the link to get the guideline) Guideline for an occupational health programme on personal exposure to airborne pollutants; Guideline for the prevention of flammable gas explosion in mines other than coal mines; Guiideline for the prevention of flammable gas and coal dust explosion in collieries. Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay.

    Chapter 3 identified technologies that will benefit major components of the industry in the areas of exploration, mining, and processing. This chapter discusses concerns for potential new health hazards arising from the introduction of new technology. At the beginning of the twentieth century approximately 3, coal miners and 1, metal/nonmetal workers were killed annually in mine. Coal mining in South Africa is centred on the Highveld, with roughly 60% of the country’s deposits located in eMalahleni (Witbank) and surrounding areas. Two of the biggest coal mining projects in South Africa are surface mining operations at the Mafube Colliery and the New Largo Project.


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