Safety: The human face of coal
To mark the 200th year since coal was discovered in the Lake Macquarie region, the voices of those who remember the earliest methods used to mine coal have been recorded and presented here in "The human face of coal".
Topics covered in this recording
- accidents and incidents
- catalyst for the development of the Mine's Rescue Service and their operations
- Importance of training and the role of the 'Underground School'
Bell, John & Driscoll, Judy & Lake Macquarie (N.S.W.). Council & 2NUR-FM (Radio station : Newcastle, N.S.W.) 1991, Safety: The Human face of coal : an oral history of the early years of coal mining in Lake Macquarie, Lake Macquarie City Council and 2NUR-FM, [Speers Point, N.S.W.]
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