UG Mine Fire Preparedness and Response Checklist: Water Supply Mobile App
The UG Mine Fire Preparedness and Response Checklist: Water Supply mobile app assists in complying with the following regulations: Waterlines shall be capable of delivering 50 gallons of water a minute at a nozzle pressure of 50 pounds per square inch.
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A portable water car shall be of at least 1,000 gallons capacity and shall have at least 300 feet of fire hose with nozzles. A portable water car shall be capable of providing a flow through the hose of 50 gallons of water per minute at a nozzle pressure of 50 pounds per square inch. Each working section shall be provided with two portable fire extinguishers and 240 pounds of rock dust in bags or other suitable containers; waterlines shall extend to each section loading point and be equipped with enough fire hose to reach each working face.
The underground coal mine fire preparedness and response checklists are data collection apps used to profile both the fire prevention and response competence of a mine site. This app can be used as an aid in determining how well the mine adheres to particular components of the minimum requirements.
The Water Supply checklist encompasses conditions, procedures, and equipment that have frequently been identified as the primary or contributing causes of underground coal mine fires. The data collected provides an instant picture of the preparedness of the mine to prevent or respond to a fire.