TITLE

MSHA Proposes Rule for Underground Coal Mining

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Professional Safety;Aug2008, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposal of a rule for underground coal mining by the Mine Safety and Health Administration in the U.S. The move aims for the improvement of belt materials and fire protection in underground coal mines. The rule has included the requirements for improved flame-resistant conveyor belts, standardized tactile signals on lifelines, and approval for using the air from the belt entry. Furthermore, it indicates the need of the underground coal mine operators for purchasing conveyor belts which are more flame-resistant.
ACCESSION #
33803831

 

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