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1997

Public Policy

Type 72

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Full-Text Articles in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Ddasaccident166, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database Nov 1997

Ddasaccident166, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database

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The victim's partner placed a start stick about 25cm away from the marked edge of the safe lane from which they were advancing, and a second stick half a meter in front of that (so marking the working area). The victim checked his detector, then started to sweep the first 50cm in front of the start stick. This took about one minute. On finding the area clear he bent down to pick up the start stick and moved it forward, taking a step forward as he did so. He stepped on a mine that had been in front of ...


Ddasaccident055, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database Oct 1997

Ddasaccident055, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database

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The investigators visited the site on 4th November 1997 and found the deminers clearing a 2m wide verge on both sides of the road. They observed that the deminers were clearing without using marking sticks and at a distance of only 6 metres apart. The victim and his partner began work at 07:30. By 08.50 they had cleared 502 metres. Both men wore frag-jackets, helmet and visor. The victim was clearing by using his prodder. He was called to help his Section Leader remove grass from a large pothole in the road. As he returned at 08:50 ...


Ddasaccident168, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database Aug 1997

Ddasaccident168, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database

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The victim was a prodder man and he and his partner had already cleared about 20m and had found about 30 fragments. At 08:30 the victim was returning along the lane after clearing some vegetation and trod on a mine that was about 11m into the lane.


Ddasaccident080, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database Mar 1997

Ddasaccident080, Humanitarian Demining Accident And Incident Database

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The victim was part of an advance team which was defining the perimeter of a suspected mined area, with the help of a local guide. The victim was putting in metal markers about 3m away from the existing mined-area boundary stakes. At 09:20 the victim stepped on a mine about 8m away from the existing boundary stakes. He suffered " a cracked bone and bruising to his left foot".