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Document ID (ISN)110394
CIS number 09-1350
ISSN - Serial title 0925-7535 - Safety Science
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Grayson R.L., Kinilakodi H., Kecojevic V.
Title Pilot sample risk analysis for underground coal mine fires and explosions using MSHA citation data
Bibliographic information Dec. 2009, Vol.47, No.10, p.1371-1378. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract This article presents an approach for analyzing the risks for fires and explosions based on the United States Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) database. Using 2006 citation data and focusing on subsystem failures, the methodology is applied to a database for a pilot sample of underground coal mines stratified by mine size and state.
Descriptors (primary) USA; fire hazards; coal mining; explosion hazards; underground mining
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; reliability; computerized data bases; description of technique; mathematical models
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Mining and quarrying
Explosions