|Document ID (ISN)||101662|
|Convention or series no.
||Prevention of accidents due to fires underground in coal mines
||Prévention des accidents causés par les feux et les incendies dans les travaux souterrains des mines de charbon [in French]|
||ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1959. v, 48p. Index.
||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.
||fire fighting; ILO; underground work; plant safety and health organization; fire protection; coal mining; underground mining
||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
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||ILO|
||Mines and quarries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Mining and quarrying