Aug 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar 
    
2017-2018 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MNTC 308 Mine Health and Safety W/OL | 3


Lecture: 3
Lab: 0
Tutorial: 0
This course is designed to provide knowledge about industrial health and safety practices, in general, and to relate their
applications to the mining industry, in particular. The course will identify fundamental industrial physical and chemical (nontoxicological)
hazards and risks and review mitigation strategies. Foundational to the course is the analysis of how a typical
mine builds a safety organization. The course will examine the processes and the people that comprise award winning safety
programs at top performing mining organizations. Students will explore how to design, organize, implement, and maintain a
world class safety program as adapted to the mining environment in today’s market. How corporate behavior policies ensure
adherence to safe work practices and how risk-based safety procedures will lead to performing a job safely will be discussed. The
benefits and challenges of instituting and sustaining a “goal zero” type safety culture will be summarized. Available Online. Must be enrolled in the BTECH program.

Academic Units:
Mathematics n/a
Natural Sciences n/a
Complementary Studies n/a
Engineering Science n/a
Engineering Design n/a



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