Bezpieczeństwo Pracy i Ochrona Środowiska w Górnictwie (Work Safety and Environmental Protection in Mining) 2018/11

  • An attempt to assess occupational risk on crystalline silica in coal mining in the light of changing occupational exposure levels
    The entry into force of the new regulation on the highest permissible concentrations and intensities of agents harmful to health in the work environment of 2018 causes changes in the indicative occupational exposure limit values, which will also affect hard coal mining. Important from the point of view of the working environment in mining are the proposed changes related to with the NDS value for crystalline silica (quartz and cristobalite), considered as a separate harmful agent. The subject of the publication is the analysis of occupational exposure to crystalline silica in the work environment in hard coal mining.
  • Failure of mining shaft lift of a two-compartment shaft
    The article describes the course and consequences of failure of a mine shaft winder of a two-shaft shaft with a built-up artificial bottom and a tank of forfeit, and an analysis of its causes. This failure, consisting in the collision of the skip with the elements of the tank of fate, took place in December 2017 and resulted in a dozen or so days of shutting down the shaft.
  • Modern technical solutions of floating grab excavators on the example of RS 6,5 / 220 Bf devices
    The article discusses the technical solutions used in the RS 5,5 / 220 Bf floating grab bucket, which extracts the aggregates from under the water table. Its aim is to present innovative solutions in the construction and operation of a grab excavator operated at Szczecin's Mineral Resources Mines SA.
  • Cooperation with local government and local community on the example of LW "Bogdanka" S.A.
    The article presents the manner in which Lubelski Węgiel "Bogdanka" S.A., at the stage of building a business strategy, takes into account social interests and environmental protection, as well as relations with various stakeholder groups (local governments, local community, non-governmental organizations, etc.). The concept of the Social Responsibility of Business Strategy, defined as the responsibility of the company for its impact on society, was discussed.
  • Nine buttons of pride
  • History and present of mining in Spitsbergen

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