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Mine safety--The Wilberg mine incident

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

Mine safety--The Wilberg mine incident

hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One hundredth Congress, first session, on reviewing mine safety issues, focusing on factors which led to the Wilberg mine fire in Orangeville, UT, and on enforcement of mine safety and health administration regulations, April 27, 1987.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

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    Places:
  • Utah,
  • Orangeville,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Wilberg Mine Disaster, Orangeville, Utah, 1984.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Utah -- Orangeville -- Fires and fire prevention.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Safety regulations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMine safety "The Wilberg Mine incident."
      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 100-268
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .L27 1987aa
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 520 p. :
      Number of Pages520
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2495614M
      LC Control Number87602784


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