SMR-MINE MANAGEMENT LEGISLATION & GENERAL SAFETY DGMS EXAM SYLLABUS
SYLLABUS FOR EXAMINATION FOR SECOND CLASS MANAGER’S CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY RESTRICTED TO MINES HAVING OPENCAST WORKING ONLY
(Under Metalliferous Mines Regulations, 1961)
MINE MANAGEMENT LEGISLATION ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND GENERAL SAFETY
Introduction:- Principles of scientific management; management functions; planning; organization and control; structure of organization for mining enterprises.
Personal Management:- Selection; training and development of human resources; conflict management; sources of conflict; dealing with conflict, motivation and two way personal communication.
Production Management:- Production planning; scheduling and control; short term and long term planning; productivity; concepts and measurements.
Environmental Management:- Mine environment monitoring and control, EMP; mine closure plan; R&R (rehabilitation and re-settlement).
Health and Safety Laws:- The Mines Act, 1952; Mines Rules 1955, Metalliferous Mine Regulation, 1961, Mines Rescue Rules, 1985, Provisions of Indian Electricity Rules, 1956 applicable to mines; Mine Vocational Training Rules, 1966, other rules and legislation as applicable to opencast metalliferous mines.
General Safety in Mines
Safety in Mines:- Causes and prevention; and their classification; frequency rate an severity rates; cause-wise analysis, investigation into accidents and accident report; in-depth study into various causes of accidents; measures for improving safety in mines; risk assessment and risk management; cost of accident; safety management system; human elements in mine safety; workers participation in safety management; ISO and safety audit; safety conferences; tripartite and bipartite committees.
Disaster management:- rescue and recovery; investigations and reports; investigation after surface mine fires; fire lighting plan.
First aid and ambulance work.
Silicosis and pneumoconiosis, physiological aspects of breathing in dust laden atmosphere; dust sampling and sampling instruments; methods of counting and analysis; other mines diseases and their symptoms; preventions and treatment.
Lighting:- General principles of artificial lighting; lighting standards and their assessment.
Sanitation and health in mines.
Safety related issues in mineral beneficiation and transport.