Ground fall injuries in underground stone mines.
NIOSH 2003 Nov; :1-4
Workers in underground stone mines have a high fatality rate caused by falls of ground from the mine roof or rib. NIOSH recommendations to reduce ground fall injuries and deaths address baskets, mechanical scalers, mechanical bolters, drill steel changing, personal protective equipment, and training.
Accident-prevention; Injury-prevention; Traumatic-injuries; Injuries; Training; Safety-practices; Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Underground-miners; Mine-workers; Ground-control; Ground-stability; Mining-equipment; Protective-equipment; Personal-protective-equipment; Control-technology; Stone-mines; Nonmetal-mining
Workplace Solutions; Numbered Publication
NTIS Accession No.
Research Tools and Approaches: Control Technology and Personal Protective Equipment
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health