MINING 7077 - Mine Safety Engineering

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2022

This course provides the theory and principles of mine safety management system and mine ventilation involving the subsurface environment in underground mining operations. Topics covered include: mine safety management systems, risk assessment, mine dust and gases; hazards and risks; mine fires and explosions; radiation; ventilation circuit design and analysis; ventilation surveys and monitoring; heat stress and other health and safety issues; current legislative requirements and operational standards; and management of mine ventilation systems.

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