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Comparison of the occupational hazards in the Spanish mining sector based on the type of workplace in the period 2003-2012

Author
Sanmiquel, L.; Freijo, M.; Rossell, Josep M.; Bascompta, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
XII International Conference on Occupational Risk Prevention
Date of publication
2014
Presentation's date
2014-05-22
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 12th Internacional Conference on Occupational Risk Prevention ORP2014
First page
1
Last page
14
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/23067 Open in new window
URL
http://www.orpconference.org Open in new window
Abstract
Methods and background: This review has done a comparison of the 3 types of workplace in the Spanish mining sector. The 3 workplaces considered are: mines, quarries and mineral processing plants. The 10 most frequent accidents and deviations have been obtained for each one. It has also been calculated the annual incidence, frequency, average duration and severity indexes as well as the risk index for each one. Besides, the accident distribution has been modelling, based on exponential distributi...
Citation
Sanmiquel, L. [et al.]. Comparison of the occupational hazards in the Spanish mining sector based on the type of workplace in the period 2003-2012. A: International Conference on Occupational Risk Prevention. "Proceedings of the 12th Internacional Conference on Occupational Risk Prevention ORP2014". Zaragoza: 2014, p. 1-14.
Keywords
ORP conference, deviation, exponential function, risk index, type of accident
Group of research
CoDAlab - Control, Dynamics and Applications
GREMS - Sustainable Mining Research Group
LRG - Lightning Research Group
SSR-UPC - Smart Sustainable Resources

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