Major Hazard Management and Emergency Preparedness

Major Hazard Management and Emergency Preparedness


Description

Spontaneous combustion, fires, explosions, gas analysis, emergency preparedness, incident management, hours of work and OHS, occupational hygiene, fatigue, fitness for duty, coal mine fires, respirable dust, noise, occupational health and safety in mining.

Grants

Nugent G, Devling S, Cliff D and Brady D (2011) C19010interim Report - Emergency Response: Mine Entry Data Management. Australian Coal Association Research Program, Brisbane, Queensland.
 
Cliff D, (2009). Final Report research project C17008: Optimising the collection of information for effective use in the event of an emergency at an underground coal mine. Australian Coal Association Research Program, Brisbane, Queensland. 

Cliff D, Lakeland J (2009) C16015: The Development of a Borehole Tool for Investigating Otherwise Inaccessible Areas in Underground Coalmines Australian Coal Association Research Program, Brisbane, Queensland. 

D Cliff, J Lakeland, 2006. Final Report, C14017 The development of a borehole device for investigating otherwise inaccesible areas of underground coal mines. Australian Coal Association Research Program, Brisbane, Australia. 

D Cliff, and R Moreby (2005). Final Report research project C13010:The Development of a Significant Incident Identification and Evaluation System Part 2, Australian Coal Association Research Program, Brisbane, Queensland. 

D Cliff, J Lakeland (2004) Final Research Report C11033 The development of a borehole tool for investigating otherwise inaccessible areas in underground coalmines, Australian Coal Association Research Program, Brisbane, Queensland. 

D Cliff, R Moreby and S Meadowcroft, (2003). Final Report research project C11031:The Development of a Significant Incident Identification and Evaluation System, Australian Coal Association Research Program, Brisbane, Queensland.
 
D Cliff, F Clarkson, R Davis, A Bennett, and M Smalley, (2000) C5031 Final Report, Better Indicators of Spontaneous Combustion, Australian Coal Association Research Program, Brisbane, Qld. 

D Cliff, C Bofinger (1999). Spontaneous Combustion A Review 1998. A report submitted as part of ACARP project c6001 final report, SIMTARS, Ipswich, Queensland. 

Brady J, Cliff D and McKenna R, (1997). C6002 Sealing, Monitoring and Low Flow Goaf Inertisation, Australian Coal Association Research Program, Brisbane, Qld. 

D Cliff, S Bell, D Reinhart, L Rintoul, (1992) End of Grant Report 1049, Continuous detection of Low Levels of Hydrogen Gas in Coal Mines, National Energy Research Demonstration and Development Program 

S. L Bell, D. Cliff, T. O'Beirne, (1992), End of Grant Report, EG/92/1039,Investigation of Bowen Basin Mine Fire Gas Analysis Parameters, National Energy Research Demonstration and Development Program

Publications

Books, chapters, reports and papers

Horberry T, Xiao T, Fuller R, and Cliff D, (2013) The Role of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Mining Emergency Management, International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics –in press.
 
National Research Council. (2013). Improving Self-Escape from Underground Coal Mines. Committee on Mine Safety: Essential Components of Self-Escape, Board on Human-Systems Integration, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Committee members: William S. Marras, David Beerbower, Sian L. Beilock, David Cliff, James Dean, David M. DeJoy, Albert W. Holland, Dennis B. O’Dell, David H. Wegman, Toby Warden, Julie Anne Schuck, RenĂ©e L. Wilson Gaines. 

Cliff D (2009). Explosions, Fires and Spontaneous Combustion, in Monograph 12. Australasian Coal Mining Practice. The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne, Australia. 

D Cliff, C Hester and C Bofinger, (1999) Interpretation of Mine Atmospheres particularly for Spontaneous Combustion, Mine Fires and Explosions., SIMTARS, Brisbane, Queensland. 

D Cliff, P Golledge, D Rowlands and J Sleeman, Editor C Bofinger, (1998) Mine Fires in Australian Underground Coal Mines, SIMTARS, Brisbane, Australia. 

J Richardson, E White, C Bofinger and D Cliff, (1997) Spontaneous Combustion in Underground Coal Mines - A Manual for Mine Personnel, SIMTARS, Brisbane, Australia. 

E White, J Richardson, C Bofinger and D Cliff, (1997) Spontaneous Combustion in Underground Coal Mines - A Handbook for Mine Workers, SIMTARS, Brisbane, Australia. 

D Cliff, D Rowlands and J Sleeman, Editor C Bofinger, (1996) Spontaneous Combustion in Australian Underground Coal Mines, SIMTARS, Brisbane, Australia.

Conference Proceedings

Mendham F, Cliff D , Horberry T , and De Kock A (2013). Early fire detection in underground coalmines, Australian Coal Operators’ Conference, 14/15 February 2013 Wollongong, NSW, pp 248 – 258. 

Cliff, D. and Bailey, K. (2012) Health, safety and sustainability. In: Proceedings International Mine Management 2012. International Mine Management 2012 Conference, Melbourne, Australia, (53-58). 20-21 November 2012.
 
Brady, D. and Cliff, D. (2012) Opportunity for re-entry into a coal mine immediately following an explosion. In: Naj Aziz, Bob Kininmonth, Jan Nemick and Ting Ren, Proceedings of the 2012 Coal Operators' Conference. 2012 Coal Operators' Conference, Wollongong, NSW, Australia, (336-340). 16-17 February 2012. 

Mendham, F., Cliff, D. and Horberry, T. (2012) A quantitative approach to engineering fire life safety in modern underground coal mines. In: Naj Aziz, Bob Kininmonth, Jan Nemick and Ting Ren, Proceedings of the 2012 Coal Operators' Conference. 2012 Coal Operators' Conference, Wollongong, NSW, Australia, (327-335). 16-17 February 2012. 

Nugent G, Devlin S, Brady D, Cliff D, Tonegato S, Mason P (2013). Ensuring the survival of critical information sources after an underground Incident - can it be achieved? Australian Coal Operators’ Conference, 14/15 February 2013 Wollongong, NSW, pp 259 - 265.
 
Xiao T and Cliff D (2012) Control Room operations during underground coal mine emergencies: The challenges are organizational not just technical. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium of the Australian Aviation Psychology Association, Sydney, 19-22 November. 

Cliff, D. (2012) Mine environment monitoring -So what's changed since Moura no. 2? In: Basil Beamish and Duncan Chalmers, Australian Mine Ventilation Conference 2011. Australian Mine Ventilation Conference 2011, Sydney, Australia, (1-5). 5-6 September 2011.
 
Fuller, R., Cliff, D. and Horberry, T. (2012) Optimising the use of an incident management system in coal mining emergencies. In: Earth: Fire and rain: Disaster and Emergency Management Conference proceedings. Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference, Brisbane, Qld., Australia, (166176). 16 -18 April 2012.
 
Brady, D., Nugent, G. and Cliff, D. (2012) A new approach to assessing explosibility during mines rescue operations. In: 2012 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit 2012, SME 2012, Meeting Preprints. 2012 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit 2012 (SME 2012), Seattle, United States, (357-359). 19-22 February 2012. 

Brady, D., Nugent, G., Cliff, D., Devlin, S. and Grieves, J. (2012) A new approach to decision making for mines rescue deployment. In: 2012 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit 2012, SME 2012, Meeting Preprints. 2012 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit (SME 2012), Seattle, United States, (353-356). 19-22 February 2012. 

Nugent, G., Brady, D., Cliff, D. and Devlin, S. (2012) Pike River mine re-entry and emergency mine re-entry guideline application and learnings. In: Naj Aziz, Bob Kininmonth, Jan Nemick and Ting Ren, Proceedings of the 2012 Coal Operators' Conference. 2012 Coal Operators' Conference, Wollongong, Australia, (352-361). 16-17 Feb 2012.

Key People