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Nov 21, 2016 A step change to the management of fixed plant and mobile equipment fire hazards is required to reduce the risk to as low as reasonably achievable. This Safety Bulletin: provides an analysis of surface coal mine fire HPIs reported during 2015 ; recommends strategies for reducing fixed plant and mobile equipment fires. Analysis of 2015 HPI reports

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  • 30 CFR § 56.2 - Definitions. | CFR | US Law | LII / Legal
    30 CFR § 56.2 - Definitions. | CFR | US Law | LII / Legal

    Mobile equipment means wheeled, skid-mounted, track-mounted, or rail-mounted equipment capable of moving or being moved. Multipurpose dry-chemical fire extinguisher means an extinguisher having a rating of at least 2-A:10-B:C and containing a nominal 4.5 pounds or more of dry-chemical agent

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  • COMMON FIRE HAZARDS
    COMMON FIRE HAZARDS

    tampering. When inspecting equipment, look at how clean it is and, if you find dirty or dusty equipment, check the motor carefully. Motors overheat and start fires when they get dirty and ventilation is inhibited. Areas where hazardous materials are used may require very specialized electrical equipment to

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  • What is a Fire Hydrant? - Definition from Safeopedia
    What is a Fire Hydrant? - Definition from Safeopedia

    Dec 15, 2019 A fire hydrant is a visible fixture placed inside or outside a building, parking area, industrial area, mine, roadside, etc. that is connected to the municipal or a private water service network. Fire hydrants are designed to instantly provide the water required by fire fighters to extinguish a fire

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  • Approval and Certification Center | Mine Safety and Health
    Approval and Certification Center | Mine Safety and Health

    The Mechanical and Engineering Safety Division approves mining equipment for compliance with approval standards. The Division investigates accidents involving the mechanical aspects of mining equipment, explosives, and fire protection, and provides technical assistance to other MSHA personnel and mining industry stakeholders in the areas of

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  • Glossary of Mining Terms - Coal Education
    Glossary of Mining Terms - Coal Education

    A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back abutment, that is, the settled packs behind the face

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  • Risk assessment workbook for mines
    Risk assessment workbook for mines

    Mine Health & Safety Regulation 2007 requires mines to conduct OH&S risk assessments in relation to certain high risk, prescribed hazards associated with ground instability, inrush, atmospheric contamination, mine shafts, conveyors, earth moving machinery, fire, explosives, electrical work and mine roads. If you identify a prescribed hazard, the

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  • Fire Dynamics | NIST
    Fire Dynamics | NIST

    Jun 02, 2021 Fire Dynamics is the study of how chemistry, fire science, material science and the mechanical engineering disciplines of fluid mechanics and heat transfer interact to influence fire behavior. In other words, Fire Dynamics is the study of how fires start, spread and develop

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  • Basic Mine Ventilation
    Basic Mine Ventilation

    Permissible Electric Equipment In order to prevent methane ignitions caused by electrical equipment, all such equipment taken into or used inby the last open crosscut, in return air or located within 150 feet of pillar workings or longwall faces must be maintained in permissible condition Air always flows from a point of higher to lower pressure

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  • Mobile Equipment Safety - ISRI
    Mobile Equipment Safety - ISRI

    Fire Extinguisher • Fire Extinguishers must be Dry Chemical Extinguishers. • Operators must have easy access to the extinguisher and be familiar with how to use it properly. • Check your fire extinguishers on a regular basis to be sure that the dry chemical inside does not become packed down tightly in the can. Type 10 BC

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  • FPIB - Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board
    FPIB - Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board

    A fire zone is an area or region of an aircraft that is designed by the manufacturer to require fire detection and/or fire extinguishing equipment and a high degree of inherent fire resistance. The hazardous nature of most mining operations, coupled with the remoteness of many mine sites, means that

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  • Recognised standard 01 - Underground electrical
    Recognised standard 01 - Underground electrical

    Equipment suitable for use in ERZ0 can also be used in ERZ1. Equipment suitable for use in an ERZ1 can also be used in a Negligible-Explosion Risk Zone (NERZ). ERZ0, ERZ1 and NERZ are as defined in the Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2017. 4.6 Nationally Accredited Testing Stations

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  • Minerals And Mining (Health, Safety and Technical
    Minerals And Mining (Health, Safety and Technical

    45. Appointment and qualification of shift boss and mining foreman 46. Manager or mine captain not to act as shift boss or mining foreman 47. Duties of shift boss and mining foreman 48. Continuity of responsibility of manager and mine captain 49. Appointment of fire patrols in underground mines 50

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  • WorkSafeBC
    WorkSafeBC

    16.11 Window standards. (1) Windows on mobile equipment must be made of safety glazing meeting the requirements of ANSI Standard Z26.1-1990, American National Standard for Safety Glazing Materials for Glazing Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Equipment Operating on Land Highways - Safety Code. (2) If the maximum travel speed of a machine is 40

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  • Mining Project: Mitigating Fire and Explosion
    Mining Project: Mitigating Fire and Explosion

    Oct 01, 2018 Depending on the battery chemistry, uncommon gases such as hydrogen fluoride could be released into the mine atmosphere should a battery fire or explosion occur. In addition, there are specialized issues associated with fighting a Li-ion battery fire that should be identified to protect fire-fighters and mine rescue personnel from harm

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  • FOAM FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS ON MINE
    FOAM FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS ON MINE

    the mine must ensure that the unit is equipped with an automatically operated AFFF or FFFP fire suppression system that has the facility to be activated from the operator's remote control unit. Penalty. See Regulation 17.1 The definition of diesel unit , AFFF and FFFP are given in Regulation 10.47, which states:

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