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Document ID (ISN)77728
CIS number 01-1827
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1989-3
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Safe manriding in mines
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2001. iv, 8p. Price: GBP 10.00.
Abstract Following an incident in 1997 at a mine having two winding systems on one shaft, a number of safety issues were raised that had not been addressed. In view of advances in technology and the wide diversity of winding, signalling and shaft operating systems, there was a need to update recommendations for the safe operation of winding systems. This document is aimed at persons responsible for the safe design, use and management of winding systems in deep mine shafts. Recommendations are made with respect to the equipment used on winding engines, and the application and use of the winding system, including the training of personnel.
Descriptors (primary) transport of persons; winding equipment; mining industry; underground mining; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) emergency stop devices; safety engineering; report; brakes; lift wells; safety by design; safe working methods; qualifications; safety training in industry; responsibilities; safety guides; winding engines
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying