IT Enabled Process Control Management and Competency-Based Training Needs Assessment in Opencast Coal Mines

Authors

  • Anurag Dixit Tata Steel Limited, Mumbai
  • Ashim Kumar Sinha Tata Steel Limited & Founder, AKS Consultants, Kolkata

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18311/jmmf/2022/30994

Keywords:

SH-Safety & Health, IT-Information Technology, PC-Process Control, SMP-Safety Management Plan, PHMP-Principal Hazard Management Plan, CMC-Closely Monitored Control, HC-Head Control, IC-Intermediate Control, FC-Front Control, KPC-Key Process Control, AIQ.

Abstract

An IT enabled system (AK Safe app) to facilitate Process Control (PC) management and competency-based training needs assessment has been developed, based on integrated approach and system theory. The system has undergone maiden field trial successfully in two opencast coal mines.

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Sinha, A. K. 2021. IT-enabled safety management framework in Indian mines. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 69(12), 439-444.

N. G. Leveson and J. P. Thomas. 2018. STPA Handbook.

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Published

2022-09-16

How to Cite

Dixit, A., & Sinha, A. K. (2022). IT Enabled Process Control Management and Competency-Based Training Needs Assessment in Opencast Coal Mines. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 70(6), 331–334. https://doi.org/10.18311/jmmf/2022/30994

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