Mining Product: Miner Mike Saves the Day! or Ground Support... It's Important!
Original creation date: January 2000
Winner of the NIOSH 2001 Alice Hamilton Award for Excellence in Educational Materials, Miner Mike Saves The Day exudes both humor and wisdom. Filmed in 6 different underground locations, the video teaches the necessity and use of ground supports. The video uses actual hard rock miners to teach the videos protagonists (Jeff and Jason) the importance of ground supports underground.
This video is available in both YouTube and DVD formats.
Total runtime: 33:31 minutes.
Authors: ET Cullen
Audience: Underground miners
Video - January 2000
NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20024267
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-150d, video, 2000 Jan
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- Page last reviewed: 4/18/2014
- Page last updated: 11/12/2013
- Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Program