Mine Health and Safety Engineering

Course Name: 

Mine Health and Safety Engineering (MN468)

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mining Engg)

Semester: 

Eighth

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Mine accidents. Planning for safety. Safety analysis. Safety prevention. Information system and safety audits. Hazard Control - engineering approach, systems approach. Hazard analysis. Safety management. Economics of safety and cost-effectiveness. Occupational hazards in mines- occupational hygiene, occupational diseases.

References: 

Ridley, J & Channing, J.; Safety at Work; Butterworth-Heinemaan, Oxford, 2001. Rodgers, W.P.; Introduction to System Safety Engineering; John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, 1971. Green, A.R.; Safety in Mines Research; A.A. Balkena; Rotterdam; 1985.

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

Contact us

Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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