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Document ID (ISN)111231
CIS number 10-0755
Year 2010
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2011-101
Author(s) Hall E.E., Margolis K.A.
Title Emergency escape and refuge alternatives - Instructor guide and lesson plan
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Oct. 2010. Internet document, PDF format, 11p. Illus.
Internet access DHHS_(NIOSH)_Publication_No.2011-101.pdf [in English]
Abstract This guide was created by a multidisciplinary team to teach miners of underground mines about emergency escape and using refuge chambers. The training is a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation and is intended for group-based training. It is designed to be used as a template for mine instructors to modify based on the refuge alternatives and specifics of their mine. Refuge chambers may be new to miners. They consist of portable chambers that are either made of steel or are tents that inflate from a steel skid. They provide water, food, toilet, breathable air, and a seal to protect occupants from the outside environment for at least 96 hours, or four days.
Descriptors (primary) USA; underground mining; escape and exit; rescue equipment; training material; survival
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying