ERIC Number: ED183794
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Mining Careers and Safety Curriculum Guide.
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Bureau of Vocational Education.
This mining careers and safety curriculum guide was developed to be used in a senior level high school course (175 two-hour class periods). Course goals include certification that students have completed the forty-eight hours of new underground coal mining training required by federal law. Twenty-three units of instruction are included: History of Coal; Geology of Coal; Chemistry of Coal; Use of Coal; Basic Introduction to Coal Mining; Mine Gases; Ventilation, and Dust Control; Fires and Explosions; Blasting; Roof and Rib Control; Electricity; Transportation and Communication; Modern Mining Methods: Underground; Drainage; Health and Safety; Modern Mining Methods: Surface; First Aid; Preparation, Sampling, and Analysis; Surveying and Mapping; Environment: Land, Water, Air; Labor Relations; Occupational Opportunities; and 48-hour Preemployment Review. Each unit contains five major sections: unit outline, objectives, resources, presentation and activities, and glossary of terms. Also included is a list of guidelines for field trips and a list of references. (LRA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Bureau of Vocational Education.