Safety shares in underground mine refuge chambers, help know what it is like during emergencies… It was about a decade ago now, an incident occurred when several oversized rock debris from a drive extension blast
Ammonia hazards can occur during manufacture, use, and transportation. Knowing the health and safety hazards of anhydrous ammonia are vital to ERPs.
A safe haven or refuge chamber is a sealed environment, in which you can take shelter during a hazardous event when evacuation is not possible.
Restoring a non-compliant Brokrew Emergency Refuge Bay gave it new life and more importantly improves safety on-site.
Health and safety risks of chlorine gas can occur during professional or personal use. Widely used in manufacturing and industrial applications, chlorine gas can become a severe hazard if accidental release, leaks, or transportation incidents occur. Knowing what chlorine is, as well as its health and safety risks is critical.
Investigating a practical approach to compressed air use can save sites significant energy, resulting in financial and environmental benefits.
This story is retold with permission from Dave regarding a remote bogger fire in an underground nickel mine in Western Australia. It was some time ago, but I still remember it like it was yesterday. I don’t have a perfect memory, but this day stuck in my mind – every detail just lingers. The day […]
Refuge chamber quality that do not meet these standard requirements cannot safeguard against an emergency. Lower quality, or unmaintained chambers, compromised the safety of underground personnel.
Oxygen candles are used as a backup source of breathable air in an emergency. They supply an on-demand source of oxygen, utilised in aeroplanes, space stations as well as other applications such as safe havens and refuge chambers. A safe supply of oxygen is critical to support life. We are dependent on oxygen for survival; […]
Psychological stresses can impact decision making as well as physical state and behaviour when inside a refuge chamber.