|Document ID (ISN)||61621|
|Convention or series no.
||MSHA Safety Manual No.30
||National Mine Health and Safety Academy, P.O. Box 1166, Beckley, WV 25802, USA, 1992. 58p. Illus. 15 ref.
||This training manual deals with the safe operation of mobile equipment on and around surface stockpiles of material awaiting shipping and processing. It discusses the hazards associated with stockpiles and reviews the procedures that can be used to minimize the occurrence of accidents. Main topics discussed: accidents involving mobile equipment and stockpiles; job experience; drug and alcohol abuse; seat belts; stockpiling techniques; removal of material from the base of a stockpile ("loading out at the toe"); slope instability; problems specific to equipment type (haulage trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, scrapers, trucks); working on foot.
||USA; transport of materials; training material; mining and quarrying; stockpiles
||drug dependence; earthmoving equipment; training manuals; alcoholism
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Mines and quarries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
||Alcohol and drug abuse
Storage and warehousing
Mining and quarrying
Transport of materials