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Document ID (ISN)60105
CIS number 93-993
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Eyres B.
Title Emergency response to an underground fire at a remote mining site
Bibliographic information Mines Accident Prevention Association Ontario, P.O. Box 1468, 147 McIntyre Street West, North Bay, Ontario P1B 8K6, Canada, 1991. 6p.
Abstract This paper discusses the District Emergency Response Plan which was triggered to react to a scooptram fire when there was an insufficient number of mine rescue personnel on site.
Descriptors (primary) mine fires; mining industry; emergency services
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; Ontario; case study; emergency organization; underground mining; accident descriptions; total loss control
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Mining and quarrying