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Comparison of accidents at work between open pit and underground mining in Spain using data mining techniques

Author
Sanmiquel, L.; Bascompta, M.; Rossell, Josep M.; Oliva, J.; Anticoi, H.; Guasch, E.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
2nd World Congress on Mechanical, Chemical, and Material Engineering (MCM'16)
Date of publication
2016
Presentation's date
2016-08-22
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 2nd World Congress on Mechanical, Chemical, and Material Engineering (MCM'16)
First page
1
Last page
1
Abstract
Workplace health and safety is an essential element to take into account by companies, the administration responsible for it and employees themselves. According to stats from the Spanish Ministry of Employment and Social Security, the mining sector shows an accident rate, per 100.000 employees, 4.8 times higher than in other economic sectors. In addition, this rate is even higher when it is compared to the mining sector from USA or Australia, where it reaches 7 and 6.5 times respectively [1]. Th...
Group of research
CoDAlab - Control, Dynamics and Applications
GREMS - Sustainable Mining Research Group
SSR-UPC - Smart Sustainable Resources

Participants