Mining Publication: Technology News 508 - NIOSH Releases New Safety Video: Make It Safer With Roof Screen
Most rock fall injuries can be prevented by installing roof screen during the bolting cycle. This video and accompanying instruction booklet explain techniques for roof screen installation and use of the personal bolter screen, which can be easily handled by one person. The video also provides safe handling tips, best practices, and information about machine technology that can greatly improve material handling. The video can easily be integrated into new miner training programs or annual refresher training.