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MINE 400 - Mine Management, Health and Safety

(2 units) CO12
Principles of management applied to an operating mine, including: ethics, health and safety, environmental responsibilities, rules and regulations, analysis of mine environmental impacts and their mitigation, communication skills and design of mine emergency plans.

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing in either Mining or Metallurgical Engineering.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 1
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify the Canons of Engineering Ethics and the associated Rules of Practice and apply these to cases studies to identify ethical behavior.
2. demonstrate familiarity with the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Office of Surface Mining (OSM), and other regulatory agencies that oversee mining activities as well as the many regulations they promulgate for mines.
3. demonstrate understanding of the history and development of Safety Regulations in the mining industry and identify mining disasters that have led to significant changes in these regulations and their enforcement.
4. identify the components of Behavioral Based Safety Programs and understand how they can be used to create a corporate culture that values HSLP.
5. articulate their analyses in these areas both in written and oral forms.


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