1. What are the parameters that affect waste dump stability? Describe the design methodology for a waste dump. How will you monitor the stability of waste dump slopes?
2. What is Safety Audit? How will you conduct a Safety Audit in your mine? What are the possible benefits of such an audit?
3. How air-borne dust survey is to be conducted in an opencast mine? Describe with a neat sketch the construction and working of a personal dust sampler.
4. Accidents caused by belt-conveyors in opencast mines are on the rise. What could be the possible causes? Write a code of practice for safe use of belt-conveyors.
5. State the provisions contained in Indian Electricity Rules, regarding cables other than flexible cables for portable and transportable apparatus.
6. Write the provisions of the statute in respect of the following-
(a) Working near mine boundaries
(b) Appointment of officials and competent persons
(c) Electric shot-firing
(d) Apparatus under pressure
7. How internal Safety Organization can be made more effective? What are the recommendations of Safety Conferences in this regard?