Failsafe — application to the underground environment

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 82, No. 930, 1989

G.J. Stewart and M.R. Swaan, Inco Limited, Thompson, Manitoba

The application of failsafe techniques to ask the "What if" questions about any process has been well established in the chemical industry for many years. The unusual number of fatalities that occurred in Ontario during 1986-87, prompted Inco management to look at the Fail Safe techniques as a method of improving safety performance.
Keywords: Safety, Failsafe techniques