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Handling Explosives in Underground Mines

DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-118d
explosives: handling explosives in modern underground mining

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Handling Explosives in Underground Mines
Runtime 15:09

Part construction crew, part demolition crew: underground miners deal with both creation and destruction in a typical day. Though explosives are safer than ever before, caution is still needed when dealing with such a powerful force. This video teaches new miners basic safety rules to keep from hurting themselves or others while handling explosives.


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