Hazard Identification and Safety Risk Assessment in Mining Industry

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The concern for mine safety continues as, regardless of significant measures taken by Directorate General of Mines Safety, Dhanbad to reduce the mining fatalities, the number of accidents remains high. Hazard identification and risk assessment is the process by which mine management identify hazards present in mines, analyses the risks and assess the risks associated with the hazards in order to determine and implement controls to maintain risk to an acceptable level. The aim of the paper is to identify and evaluate mine hazards and risks using different risk assessment techniques like Failure Mode and Effect Analysis(FMEA) and Workplace Risk Assessment and Control (WRAC) in order to improve mine safety.


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Tripathy, D. P. (2022). Hazard Identification and Safety Risk Assessment in Mining Industry. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 66(10), 733–741. Retrieved from https://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/jmmf/article/view/31792



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