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Document ID (ISN)101662
CIS number 03-848
Year 1959
Convention or series no.
Title Prevention of accidents due to fires underground in coal mines
Original title Prévention des accidents causés par les feux et les incendies dans les travaux souterrains des mines de charbon [in French]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1959. v, 48p. Index.
Abstract This code of practice on the prevention of accidents due to fires underground in coal mines comprises two parts. Part 1 contains provisions applicable to all coal mines, namely a series of general operation precautions, together with provisions on the organization of the prevention and detection of fires and of fire fighting. Part 2 contains additional provisions applicable to mines liable to spontaneous combustion.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; ILO; underground work; plant safety and health organization; fire protection; coal mining; underground mining
Descriptors (secondary) conveyors; directive; spontaneous combustion; carbon monoxide; flammable substances; combustible substances; open flames; machinery; diesel locomotives; blowpipes; stowing and filling; mine ventilation; flame retardants; escape and rescue; inspection; water type extinguishers
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying