AMIT 129 Course Schedule

Tentative Lecture Topic Schedule

Week Topic Assignments
Class 1 Syllabus, Blackboard

Mine Safety Intro,  Mining hazards

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Class 2 Definitions in open pit mining

Personal protective equipment

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Class 3 Mine transportation system and communication system

Check in and check –out system

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Class 4 Health, Clean Up and Housekeeping

Dust and their effects

Dust control

Noise effect

Toxic materials

Housekeeping

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Class 5 Hazard recognition

Analysis of accidents and contributing factors

Causes of accidents

Miner’s responsibility

Proper handling

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Class 6 Conveyor system

Conveyor start and stop LO/TO

Tags

Pull cords

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Class 7 Mine Explosives and Blasting

Toxic fumes

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Class 8 Causes of mine emergencies

Mine emergency warning system

Mine map

Emergency evacuation

Escapeways

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Class 9 Mine fires and fire fighting

Types of fire

Firefighting equipment

Fire extinguisher

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Class 10 Mine Ground Control

Ground failure

Methods in ground control

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Class 11 Electricity circuits

Source of electricity

Effects of electricity

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Class 12 Crusher and Mill Operation Safety

Crusher blockage

Maintenance

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Class 13 Chemical hazards

Health hazard

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Label color

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Class 14 General hazards

Course Review for Final

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Class 15 Preparing for the jobsite

Final Exam