Mining Workshop: Reducing Workplace Accidents through Risk-Based Analysis
Denver, CO: October 2, 2009
NIOSH OMSHR sponsored a free workshop on Reducing Workplace Accidents through Risk Based Analysis.
Specifically, the workshop addressed the Major Hazard Risk Assessment process and how it's applied in the workplace, demonstrated its use through classroom exercises, and discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the process. Floyd Varley, Supervisory Mining Engineer, NIOSH, and Anthony Iannacchione, Ph.D., ATI Consulting, LLC led the workshop.
Note: Module 6 was skipped during the presentation
- Analysis of Practical Ground Control Issues in Highwall Mining
- Independent Contractor Trends in the United States Mining Industry
- Methods for Determining Roof Fall Risk in Underground Mines
- Practical Risk Assessment Guidelines for Identifying, Assessing, and Mitigating Stored Energy Hazards in Underground Coal Mines During and After a Mine Emergency
- Preventing Equipment Related Injuries in Underground U.S. Coal Mines
- Safety Framework for Programmable Electronics in Mining
- SPONCOM - A Computer Program for the Prediction of the Spontaneous Combustion Potential of an Underground Coal Mine
- SponCom - Spontaneous Combustion Assessment Software - 2.0
- Technology News 545 - NIOSH Updates Spontaneous Combustion Assessment Software
- Using Fault-Tree Analysis To Focus Mine Safety Research