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Mining Product: Miner Mike Saves the Day! or Ground Support... It's Important!

Original creation date: January 2000

Miner Mike Saves the Day

Miner Mike Saves the Day! or Ground Support... It's Important! exudes both humor and wisdom. Filmed in six 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) about this important feature. This video was the winner of the NIOSH 2001 Alice Hamilton Award for Excellence in Educational Materials.

The YouTube video, a zip file containing the WMV video file and SRT captions file, and the orderable DVD are available.

Total runtime: 33:31 minutes.

Authors: ET Cullen

Audience: Underground miners

Video - January 2000

  • Download ZIP file with WMV video and SRT captions
  • View on YouTube

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

This video can be streamed from YouTube or a ZIP file containing a WMV file and a SRT closed caption file can be downloaded for local playback when streaming is not feasible. To use the ZIP file, download it to your computer and expand the contents into a folder of your choice. The SRT caption file will provide closed captions when using a compatible media player.