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APELL for Mining

Guidance for the Mining Industry in Raising Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: November 2001
  • Page count: 80
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 01.III.D.31

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About the book

This publication provides a framework for the preparation of an emergency response plan that can be used by mine management, emergency response agencies, government officials and local communities. It covers risk factors specific to the mining industry and describes how the Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level (APELL) programme can be applied to the mining industry. Case studies illustrating the consequences of mining accidents are also included.