MINING HAZARDS & SAFETY (3352204)  

6
Credit
4 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
20 + 0 + 30
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Rationale
The diploma holders in mining engineering will be responsible to keep mines safe from hazards and any type of danger. It is his responsibility to inspect and supervise all the working areas where any symptoms of any danger or hazardous situation may be arise. He should be able to select the suitable rescue apparatus. This subject provides him basic knowledge of mine fires, hazards in mines preventive measures and its rescue and recovery operation.
Course Outcome
The theory should be taught and practical should be carried out in such a manner that students are able to acquire different learning outcomes in cognitive, psychomotor and affective domain to demonstrate following course outcomes.

i. Identify and declare a condition safe or unsafe depending upon conditions and criterion presented about the mines.
ii. Deal Safely with spontaneous heating of coal.
iii. Deal with coal dust and inundation situations.
iv. Design safety inspection plan to mitigate problems related to ventilation and fire.

Active Learning
1. Wikipedia.
2. www.youtube.com