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

Original creation date: January 1992

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In this videotape, DaveDave tells about the experience of having to recover the body of a friend who was killed by a roof fall. The individual who was killed was inby supports at the time of the accident. Dave speculates on why his friend was under unsupported top and discusses the effect that witnessing this accident had on him. 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

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U.S. Bureau of Mines; 1992 Jan

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