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Mining Product: Roof Fall Entrapment: Eyewitness Account by Dave Garry

Original creation date: January 1992

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In this videotape, Dave, a miner helper, talks about witnessing a roof fall that convered the continuous mining machine. He discusses efforts that were made inby supports to rescue the trapped, but unharmed operator. He recognizes that danger could have been minimized by installing temporary supports before continuing rescue. An instructor's guide is included to help you use the tape as part of an effective training session.

This video would be beneficial for use with anyone who works underground. It would be particularly useful for training new miners. The instructor's guide contains suggestions to help you use the tape as part of an effective training session.


Skills reviewed: Emergency first response.

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Authors: U.S. Bureau of Mines

Audience: Underground miners and new miners

Video - January 1992

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U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1992 Jan


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