A Step towards Accident Prevention : A Prewarning Signals Analysis

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  • assistant Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, national Institute of Technology, Raipur ,IN
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT/ISM, Dhanbad ,IN
  • Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT/ISM, Dhanbad ,IN


Accident Investigation, Pre-Warning Signals, Safety Indicators, Risk Assessment.


Although, there are a number of safety management systems available but the near-misses, dangerous occurrences, incident and accidents occur every day and it became worst and known to be a major concerned in mining industry. In this paper, a coal mine accident has been analysed which showed reoccurring disturbances during routine operation were present in the contributory path of the accident. The reoccurring disturbances were the warning from the system toward the organisation and could be seen as pre-warning signals. It is necessary to investigate all the pre-warning which are unknown, as well as to identify all the underlying causes. As a result suitable action can be taken against them for the prevention of accidents in future.


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Dash, A. K., Paul, P. S., & Bhattacharjee, R. M. (2022). A Step towards Accident Prevention : A Prewarning Signals Analysis. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 66(9), 572–575. Retrieved from https://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/jmmf/article/view/31761



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