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Introduction to Mining Equipment Safety

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Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)

Abstract

Today mining equipment safety has become an important issue because of increasing number of accidents and other related problems. This chapter is devoted to the introductory aspects of mining equipment safety and it covers topics such as facts and figures, quarry accidents, causes of mining equipment accidents and major sources of mining equipment fires, methods for performing mining equipment safety analysis, human factors-related tips for safer mining equipment, strategies to reduce mining equipment fires and injuries, and general areas for safety improvements in mines.

Keywords

Coal Mine Mining Industry Mining System Underground Coal Mine Mining Equipment 
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