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Document ID (ISN)59591
CIS number 93-183
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Commission of the European Communities
Title Measures to reduce explosion and fire hazards in mine workings with secondary ventilation and to improve the protection of workers in case of explosion or of fire in coal mines [CEC]
Original title Mesures visant à réduire les risques d'explosion et d'incendie dans les ouvrages miniers en aérage secondaire et à améliorer la protection du personnel en cas d'explosion et d'incendie dans les mines de charbon [CCE] [in French]
Bibliographic information Directorate General Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Affairs, Jean Monnet Building, Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Complete report: doc. No.5147/89, 315p. Illus. Summary report: doc. No.5148/1/89.
Abstract Contents of this report on a symposium held at Luxembourg on 6 and 7 Dec. 1990 include: 1. Session A. On-going ventilation; improving the monitoring of secondary mine ventilation; electricity; reducing explosion hazards; fire safety in mine workings with secondary ventilation; human factors. 2. Session B. triggered barriers; portable respirators; secondary ventilation system. 3. Session C. firedamp monitoring instruments; alarms; ventilation and air conditioning; fire at the King's Cross metro station in London. 4. Session D. The Channel tunnel (construction - general observations; ventilation of lung tunnels during excavation); conclusions and summaries. Annexes. List and addresses of session chairpersons and speakers.
Descriptors (primary) European Communities; underground work; tunnelling; coal mining; explosion prevention; fire prevention; mining industry; mine ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) mine gases; workplace monitoring; Belgium; United Kingdom; France; Germany (Federal Republic of); outbursts of gas; mine fires; electrical safety; air conditioning; protection against outbursts of gas; respirators; conference; Italy
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Fires
Mining and quarrying