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Reduction of hours of work in coal mines.

International Labour Office.

Reduction of hours of work in coal mines.

by International Labour Office.

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hours of labor.,
  • Coal mines and mining.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Report VI. International Labour Conference. Twenty-fifth session, Geneva, 1939.

    StatementSixth item on the agenda.
    ContributionsInternational Labor Conference (25th : 1939 : Geneva)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5119.M6 I5 1939a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 125 p.
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL261876M
    LC Control Numberl 39000079
    OCLC/WorldCa3807596

    Hours of Work (Coal Mines) Convention (Revised), was an International Labour Organization Convention that never came into force and was withdrawn.. It was established in , with the preamble stating: Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the partial revision of the Convention limiting hours of work in coal mines adopted Classification: Underground Work.   “Coal workers in Balochistan are orphans,” says Asif Qambrani, a research scholar whose work focuses on the mining industry in the region. Child labourers sorting coal.

    Mine safety is a broad term referring to the practice of controlling and managing a wide range of hazards associated with the life cycle of mining-related activities. Mine safety practice involves the implementation of recognised hazard controls and/or reduction of risks associated with mining activities to legally, socially and morally acceptable levels. Today all this seven mines are closed down, without one! Mine number 7 is still in production, where we use coal to get electricity. So we have the only power plant station in Norway that runs on coal. We do now have the opportunity to show you one of this closed mines in the town. Join us on a historical travel in Mine number 3.

    The worsening energy shortage and the recent decline in coal mining productivity stimulated the Panel to consider all factors influencing coal mining activities so that it could make recommendations for improving the environmental acceptability of coal mining and the health and safety of miners while also increasing productivity and improving.   One of the reasons why the Coal Mines (Nationalisation) Act was enacted in , taking over private sector mines, was their poor safety records. Yet, work at public sector mines remains a highly dangerous. The Directorate General of Mines Safety figures suggest fatality rate of in India, down from about five years ago.


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