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Industrial engineering study of hazards associated with surface coal mines.
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0230004, 1974 Jan; :1-270
This report (Contract No. H0230004) identifies the type of mining accidents that occur in strip mines, auger mines, mechanical preparation plants, and at the surface of underground mines. The hazards present and the direct causes of the accidents were identified, and practical solutions were recommended to reduce their occurrence.
Coal mines; Safety engineering; Strip mining; Surface mining; Accident investigations; Accident prevention; Front end loaders; Railroad cars; Mining equipment; Training; Electrical insulation
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 48-74; Contract-H0230004
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0230004
Theodore Barry and Associates, Los Angeles, California
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