Accident prevention is an easier task than its elimination

A.F. Sin, V.V. Aksenov

The article discusses the shortcomings of the current plans of accident elimination for coal mines (AEP). Taking into account the shortcomings of the current AEP the authors propose a new minespecific document: Accident Prevention and Elimination Plan based on the principles of potential industrial risk assessment. As an illustration, the authors present a plan for the 7 Noyabrya Mine belonging to the OAO SUEK-Kuzbass, show its structure and standard-type documents for particular mine districts.