Applied Geophysics by W. M. Telford

By W. M. Telford

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In the United States or Australia). Different procedures, rules, practises, and cultures at mine sites. Cultures, practises, formal and informal rules, and procedures vary within companies, as well as across them. For example, mines in a small geographic area, such as the coal-mining region of the Hunter Valley in Australia, often have different procedures, practises, and cultures, stemming in large part from their history. And when it is considered that some mines have a history of ownership by different companies, it is not too surprising to see that the mine culture may be a stronger influence on site practises than the culture of the owner company of the day.

Also to be considered are the more safety-oriented equipment factors that can also contribute to unwanted events: fire, dust, confined spaces, electricity, and working at heights. 5 OMAT process OMAT is a task-oriented risk assessment process that focuses on human factors risks related to mobile mining equipment design. 5). Based on a comprehensive list of all operations and maintenance tasks performed using the equipment, the OMAT process begins by prioritising the critical tasks (based on a set of safety and human factors criteria).

However, the principles are applicable more broadly. , 2004; 2006). This was chosen because it demonstrates many key points about design, maintenance, and operation.

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