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Document ID (ISN)77781
CIS number 01-1799
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1929-X
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Guidance on the design and construction of safety critical electrical systems at mines
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2001. iv, 32p. Illus. Price: GBP 9.00.
Abstract This guidance deals with the design, construction, alteration and adaptation of power supplies to safety-critical plant and equipment at mines. It is intended for managers, electrical engineers, other electrical engineering staff and mine owners. Contents: definitions; identifying hazards and assessing risks; continuity of the electrical supply to the mine, underground equipment and ventilation systems; winding equipment; power supplies to de-watering and firedamp drainage plant and equipment; monitoring and control systems; communication systems.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; underground mining; coal mining; fail safety; electrical equipment
Descriptors (secondary) mine gases; safety engineering; ventilation systems; vigilance tasks; control circuits
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying