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Author Enright, Chris (Geological engineer)
Title Mine rescue manual : a comprehensive guide for mine rescue team members / Chris Enright and Robert L. Ferrier.
Imprint Englewood, Colorado : Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, [2015]

Author Enright, Chris (Geological engineer)
Subject Mine rescue work -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Rescue Work.
Alt Name Ferrier, Robert L.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 180 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note Based on a shortened manual from a project of the Mine Safety and Health Program (MSHP) at the Colorado School of Mines, and with new content.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Team objectives -- Regulatory oversight -- Mine emergencies -- The team -- Team positions and composition -- Elements of team operations -- Team member responsibilities -- Surface operations and incident command -- Incident notifi ation -- Surface facilities -- Incident command system -- Individuals and their responsibilities -- Equipment -- Legal requirements -- Additional equipment -- Personal protective equipment -- Clothing -- Exploration -- Briefing and reconnaissance -- Preparing to go underground -- Fresh air base -- Conducting exploration -- Mapping -- Marking progress -- Team checks -- Summary -- Firefighting -- Classification of fires -- Firefighting equipment -- Firefighting procedures -- Direct firefighting -- Indirect firefighting -- Types of fires -- Explosions -- Ground control -- Rock behavior -- Methods of ground control -- Communication -- Radio prowords -- Phonetic alphabet -- Distress and emergency calls -- Communication devices -- Gases and ventilation -- Gas detection -- Basic gas principles -- Mine gases and their detection -- Common mine gases -- Smoke, rock-strata gases, and the damps -- Victims -- Basic steps to patient management -- Triage and patient priority -- Survivors in a refuge chamber -- Survivors in a barricade -- Mine recovery -- Assessing conditions -- Re-establishing ventilation -- Clearing and rehabilitating the affected area -- Team safety -- Medical criteria -- Post-work rehabilitation -- Additional health hazards -- Hot weather -- Altitude -- Geothermal conditions -- Conclusion -- Additional training -- Emergency medical technician -- Closed-circuit breathing apparatus maintenance -- Technician -- Rope rescue technician -- Firefighter I -- Hazardous materials awareness -- Confined space entry and rescue.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781680156881 (electronic bk.)
1680156888 (electronic bk.)
9780873354066 (electronic bk.)
0873354060 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 919002940
Additional Format Print version: Enright, Chris (Geological engineer). Mine rescue manual 9780873354059 (DLC) 2014040032 (OCoLC)894128484

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