The effective management of Safety and Health conditions at workplace and pollutant emissions out of tunnel portals is a concerning problem in tunnel driving operations, and the Prevention through Design -PtDapproach seems to be the only suitable way to correctly manage such a situation, even more where firedamp, asbestos, radioactive minerals, etc. should be expected, due to geological reasons. Due to the dramatic consequences of a firedamp explosion, the Safety and Health conditions in tunneling operations in possibly gassy formations should be based during the different construction phases on an effective Prevention through Design approach and a careful Risk management. Both PtD and Risk Management should in these situations cover also the Human Error possibility in a System Approach according to the Reason’s suggestions. Some helpful advice for proactive actions in both stages (design and underground operations management) can be drawn from a throughout analysis of case histories. The paper discussed in detail the results of a study developed to provide effective guidelines for a suitable approach to the firedamp problems in tunneling operations, based on the analysis of case histories.
Firedamp Explosion during Tunneling Operations: Suggestions for a Prevention Through Design Approach from Case Histories / Labagnara, Davide; Maida, Luisa; Patrucco, Mario. - In: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TRANSACTIONS. - ISSN 2283-9216. - ELETTRONICO. - 43(2015), pp. 2077-2082.
|Titolo:||Firedamp Explosion during Tunneling Operations: Suggestions for a Prevention Through Design Approach from Case Histories|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2015|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.3303/CET1543347|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|
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