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Author Dhillon, B. S. (Balbir S.), 1947-

Title Mine safety : a modern approach / B.S. Dhillon

Publ Info London : Springer, 2010
 RWU Main Library  TN295 .D55 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 186 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Springer series in reliability engineering, 1614-7839
Contents Introduction -- Safety mathematics and basics -- Safety management -- Safety analysis methods and indices -- Global mine accidents -- Human factors and error in mine safety -- Mining equipment safety -- Electrical accidents in mines and programmable electronic mining system safety -- Gas-related, fire, and blasting accidents in mines and methods for determining mine atmosphere status -- Safety in offshore industry -- Mathematical models for performing safety analysis in mines
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The high number of fatal accidents in the mining industry makes mine safety an important issue throughout the world. The risks to life are widespread, ranging from dust explosions and the collapse of mine stopes to flooding and general mechanical errors. Mine Safety combines detailed information on safety in mining with methods and mathematics that can be used to preserve human life. By compiling various recent research results and data into one volume, Mine Safety eliminates the need to consult many diverse sources in order to obtain vital information. Chapters cover a broad range of topics, including: human factors and error in mine safety; mining equipment safety; safety in offshore industry; and programmable electronic mining system safety
LC subject Mine safety
ISBN 9781849961141 (hbk.)
184996114X (hbk.)
9781849961158 (e-ISBN)
1849961158 (e-ISBN)