Coal Mine Escape Hoist Standards.
Berry-DR; Hoadley-D; Kingery-DS; Potter-J
NTIS: PB/242-374 :151 pages
This report gives the results of an investigation of present emergency hoist installations and equipment and proposed guidelines for the design and operation of emergency hoist systems. The guidelines are based on survey studies, interviews, site visits, and in-house research into the requirements of an emergency hoist. An escape hoist design developed demonstrates an acceptable hoisting system suitable for use at over 90 pct of the installations investigated and in full compliance with the proposed guidelines.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.