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The worst mine accident in Turkey’s history will be in focus of XIII International Forum on Industrial Safety

09.04.2015

Coal mine disaster happened at Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa, May 13, 2014. Explosion and mine fire led to 301 fatalities, but 485 miners managed to survive. Mine disaster received wide publicity and provoked patchy response and mass protests in Soma.

Director General of the Chamber of Mining Engineers of Turkey Ayhan Yüksel will present detailed report about accident cause, public reactions and measures undertaken to prevent such accidents in the future.

XIII International Forum on Industrial Safety will be held on June 2-5, 2015 at Holiday Inn - Moskovskie Vorota conference hall, St.Petersburg.

Detailed information: http://conference.gce.ru/

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Forum participant’s opinion

I would like to thank the organizers for the invitation to this Forum. It was a pleasure to meet professionals in the industry and talk to them during and after the presentation. Moreover, the participants’ suggestions regarding the topics are taken into account in the next forums. Therefore, I will be happy to come back next year.

Mutaph Vitaliy

Mutaph Vitaliy, Rescue Service Colonel
Environmental Quality Monitoring Department, Coordinator of UNECE Convention on Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents