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Document ID (ISN)66299
CIS number 96-711
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0939-1
Year 1995
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L71
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title Escape and rescue from mines
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. iv, 60p. Illus. Price: GBP 9.50.
Abstract This approved code of practice gives practical guidance on the Escape and Rescue from Mines Regulations 1995. Contents: general duties of owners, managers and employers; escape and emergency organization (emergency plan, emergency accommodation, emergency equipment, mine plans for emergency use, warning and other communication systems, arrangements for escape, training and information); general rescue duties; rescue team and conduct of rescue operations (selection and training of rescue team members, training in use of breathing apparatus, medical examination and fitness to undertake rescue work, role of rescue officers and manager).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; underground mining; escape organization; mine rescue; rescue organization
Descriptors (secondary) signalling and communications; first-aid organization; physical fitness; emergency organization; clean air refuges; safety guides; medical examinations; directive; responsibilities; information of personnel; rescue breathing apparatus
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization