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Development of Guidelines for Rescue Chambers, Volume II, Appendices.
McCoy-JF; Berry-DR; Mitchell-DW
NTIS: PB/84-173731 :135 pages
The Bureau of Mines awarded a contract to develop guidelines for designing, constructing, stocking, and maintaining rescue chambers in underground mines. This report presents information and recommendations that could be used by a mine operator who desired to install a rescue chamber. Volume II, the appendices, covers the history of barricading, chamber pressurization considerations, diffusional infiltration of gas, compressed air storage, location examples, and psychological aspects.
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Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division