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Analysis of a historical accident in a Spanish coal mine

Author
Sanmiquel, L.; Bascompta, M.; Anticoi, H.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
International journal of environmental research and public health
Date of publication
2019-09-26
Volume
16
Number
19
First page
1
Last page
11
DOI
10.3390/ijerph16193615
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/169054 Open in new window
URL
https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/16/19/3615/htm Open in new window
Abstract
There has been a long history of coal mine accidents and these, usually, involve serious injuries, fatalities, and the destruction of facilities. In the seventies, an explosion killed 28 miners in a Spanish coal mine. This paper gives insight into the main factors of the accident by means of the causation mode, using two well-known alternatives: (1) the method from the Spanish Instituto Nacional de Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo (INSST), where the causes and circumstances of the accident are cl...
Citation
Sanmiquel, L.; Bascompta, M.; Anticoi, H. Analysis of a historical accident in a Spanish coal mine. "International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health", 26 Setembre 2019, vol. 16, núm. 19, p. 1-11.
Keywords
Accident analysis, Coal mining, Explosion, Ventilation
Group of research
GREMS - Sustainable Mining Research Group
SSR-UPC - Smart Sustainable Resources

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