Mine Safety (MSF)

MSF 510 Survey of Mining3 Credit hours   

An overview of mining to provide the participant with a general understanding of mining history, development systems terminology, procedures, methods and safety and health activities.

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MSF 511 Mine Safety Prog Analysis3 Credit hours   

This course prepares the participant for the effective analysis of safety programs and provides some specific applications in the mining environment.

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MSF 512 Mine Safety Hlth Legisla3 Credit hours   

A survey of the legislation that has affected safety and health in mining with special emphasis of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977.

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MSF 513 Mine Safety Hlth Manage3 Credit hours   

This course covers the principles, functions and philoso- phies of mine management.

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MSF 514 Hazard Control in Mining3 Credit hours   

A study of how to recognize accident potential through-out the mining industry.

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MSF 526 Ind Toxic Airborne Contam3 Credit hours   

Principles of Toxicology: biochemistry, biological monitor- ing, biological transformation and chemical hazards. Properties, behavior and measurement of airborne particles. Special topics: sampling and evaluating airborne asbestos dust.

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MSF 527 Phys Biol Health Hazards3 Credit hours   

Physical hazards: heat, moise and radiation. Biological hazards: atmospheric transport of microorganisms that cause disease.

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MSF 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

A study of special topics not offered in regularly scheduled courses.

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MSF 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

A study of special topics not offered in regularly scheduled courses.

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MSF 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

A study of special topics not offered in regularly scheduled courses.

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MSF 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

A study of special topics not offered in regularly scheduled courses.

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MSF 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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MSF 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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MSF 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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MSF 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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MSF 591 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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MSF 592 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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MSF 593 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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MSF 594 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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MSF 621 Systm Safety Engin Mining3 Credit hours   

A study of the analytical tools used in the recognition, evaluation and control of exposure to hazards in the Mining Industry.

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MSF 622 Accident Prevent Mining3 Credit hours   

A survey course which discusses why and how mining accidents occur, factors in successful safety programs and the recog- nition, evaluation, and control of accident causes.

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MSF 624 Mine Haulage & Transport3 Credit hours   

A study of the operation of hoisting haulage equipment used in the mining industry.

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MSF 625 Philos Mine Safety Health3 Credit hours   

An analysis of the philosophies of mine safety and health; application of these philosophies to actual mining situations.

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MSF 626 Safety Hlth Resrch Mining3 Credit hours   

An analysis and study of selected works of national and international authors concerning mine safety and health.

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MSF 627 Health Hazards in Mining3 Credit hours   

A broad spectrum approach to the mine health field which includes: the principles for recognition, evaluation and control of health hazards in mining.

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MSF 628 Man Machine Envirn Mining3 Credit hours   

A study of the interactions of man, machines and the environment. The role of these interactions in causing or in preventing accidents.

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MSF 629 Prob Analysis Mine Safety3 Credit hours   

A study of the rational process of problem solving decision making consultation with emphasis on realistic case studies.

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MSF 631 Mine Accident Investiga3 Credit hours   

A study of the principles, techniques and procedures of investigations of mine accidents including attendance in court and report writing.

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MSF 635 Sampl Ind Vent Resp Equip3 Credit hours   

Gas, vapor and particulate sampling-industrial ventilation for control of health hazards. Use of respiratory protec- tive equipment to control health hazards.

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MSF 636 Tlv'S Sampling Analy Tech3 Credit hours   

Threshold limit values and material safety data sheets. Hands-on experience in collecting industrial hygiene samples and subsequent laboratory analysis of the samples.

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MSF 637 Stress Impact Mining Safe3 Credit hours   

A study on stress and its impact of safety and health in mining. Activities will be scheduled to enable the student to apply, in a work setting, some of the basic stress concepts.

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MSF 679 Problem Report3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MSF 510.

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MSF 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Individual research on a specific problem of concern to the student and of significance to mine safety.

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MSF 690 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MSF 510.

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MSF 691 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MSF 510.

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MSF 692 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: MSF 510.

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