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Risk Management, Fire and Explosions, Gases and Statistics in Mine Environmental Control
20 AUG 18
Start date
24 AUG 18
End date
R16,241.23
Including VAT

Aims of the Course 

The aim of this module is to introduce students to principles of risk management, fire and explosion prevention techniques, gases and the measurement of gas concentrations and statistics such as desirable properties of descriptive statistics.


Course Content

The content of the course will include the following:

  • Risk management principles and definitions with specific reference to the occupational hygiene process and to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of occupational health hazards.
  • The different components of fires and the design of a fire management system and prevention plan.
  • The properties of various hazardous materials.
  • Risk assessment tools.
  • The design and positioning of passive and active explosion barriers.
  • The calculation of flammable gas concentrations and dilution volume flow rate as well as the issuing and calibration of gas measuring instruments.
  • The description and properties of descriptive statistics.


Learning Outcome

After completion of this course students should be able to:

  • Understand the principle of risk management with particular emphasis to occupational hygiene processes
  • List and describe components of fires, design a fire management and prevention plan and discuss the properties of various hazardous materials and explain the design of active and passive explosion barriers. 


Method of Assessment

Successful completion of an exam (70%) and assessment (30%).


Number of Notional Study Hours: 100




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20 AUG 18
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