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This book presents aspects of management, leadership, regulation, and compliance that pertain to mining health and safety. It focuses on instilling a safety culture and fostering the ability to recognize and manage health and safety responsibilities and requirements. It details effective health and safety management systems and concentrates on safety and health hazard anticipation, identification, evaluation, and control. The book is intended for practicing engineers and supervisors, health and safety professionals, the research community, as well as undergraduate and graduate students in the minerals industry. Content: Front Matter • List of Figures • List of Tables • Preface • Table of Contents 1. History and Overview of Mine Health and Safety •Part A. Effective Health and Safety Management Systems 2. Health and Safety Management 3. Causes and Effects of Loss 4. Measurement Techniques in Safety Management 5. Applications of Behavioral Science to Improve Mine Safety 6. Engineering for Health and Safety 7. Federal Regulation of Mine Safety and Health 8. Other Regulatory Requirements Impacting Mining •Part B. Building a Health and Safety Culture 9. Management Strategy and System for Education and Training 10. Mine Safety in the Twenty-First Century: The Application of Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality 11. Inspections and Auditing 12. Incident Reporting and Analysis 13. Safety Communications 14. Task Analysis and Observation 15. Emergency Preparedness and Response 16. Contractor Health and Safety 17. The Role of Miners in Ensuring Safe and Healthy Working Conditions: A Perspective of Miners and Their Representatives •Part C. Safety and Health Hazard Anticipation, Identification, Evaluation, and Control 18. Hazard Identification, Risk Management, and Hazard Control 19. Industrial Hygiene in Mining 20. Control of Respirable Dust 21. Noise 22. Other Industrial Hygiene Concerns 23. Ground Control Issues for Safety Professionals 24. Mine Fires and Explosions 25. Mining with Explosives: Safety First 26. Haulage 27. Electrical Safety • List of Acronyms Index
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