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Document ID (ISN)45233
CIS number 86-295
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Title Proceedings: International Symposium on Crisis Management - Mine fires, explosions and other emergencies
Bibliographic information Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy, Sidney, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1983. 262p. Illus.
Abstract Proceedings of a symposium organised by the federal department of energy, mines and resources, Labour Canada, the Nova Scotia department of mines and energy and the Cape Breton Development Corporation and held in Sidney, Nova Scotia, Canada, 19-21 Oct. 1982. Aspects covered: crisis management preparation; description of a mine rescue service with case study of the 1979 Appin colliery disaster; main aspects of the methods and organisation of disaster response in France; Polish experience in post-explosion action and investigation; survival plan for hard rock metal mines; mine crisis management and inspectorate involvement in the United Kingdom; research products for improved response to mine emergencies; usefulness of experience from emergency situations and exercises for the work of mine rescue teams; emergency response management in a remote location.
Descriptors (primary) mine gases; mine fires; underground mining; coal mining; mine rescue; disasters; rescue organization
Descriptors (secondary) Poland; Canada; USA; conference; case study; France; United Kingdom
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization
Mining and quarrying
Fires