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Equipment operation safety study.
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract S0110601, 1972 Jan; :1-134
This report provides the results of a comprehensive investigation of underground coal mine fatal and nonfatal accidents for the years 1966 through 1970. In terms of defining specific relationships between accidents and 64 equipment models, this report represents a major contribution to improvement in the safe operation of the identified equipment types. Specific hazards associated with each type of equipment have been identified and investigated throughout their unit operations in the mining cycle. Recommendations for improving the safety of these operations are provided in the report.
Mining equipment; Accident investigations; Coal mining; Safety engineering; Human factors engineering; Environmental engineering; Industrial accidents; Industrial training; Accident prevention; Mining engineering; Standard operating procedures
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 24-72; Contract-S0110601
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract S0110601
Theodore Barry and Associates, Los Angeles, California
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