Mine Health and Safety Engineering

Course Name: 

Mine Health and Safety Engineering (MI360)

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mining Engg)

Semester: 

Eighth

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Mine accidents, Accident analysis and prevention, Accident report, Risk assessment & preparation of safety management Plan. Safety audits. Occupational hazards in mines, Hazard analysis. Hazard control by engineering approach, Hazard control by system approach. Economics of safety and cost-effectiveness. Occupational health and safety, Occupational diseases, Problems of safety and health in contractual work, Behavior based safety, Ergonomics and its application in mining.

References: 

Ridley, J & Channing, J.; Safety at Work; Butterworth-Heinemaan, Oxford, 2001. L.C. Kaku: A Study of Mine management, Legislation & General Safety S. Ghatak: A Study of Mine management, Legislation & General Safety C.P. Singh: Occupational safety and health in Industries and mines

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

Contact us

 Dr. K. Ram Chandar,

 Head
 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 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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