|Document ID (ISN)||59591|
|Convention or series no.
Commission of the European Communities
||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]
||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]|
||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.
||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.
||European Communities; underground work; tunnelling; coal mining; explosion prevention; fire prevention; mining industry; mine ventilation
||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
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||European Union|
||Mines and quarries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Mining and quarrying