Mining Product: Rock Falls - Preventing Rock Fall Injuries in Underground Mines

Original creation date: January 1999

Video - January 1999

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20024262

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. 99-119d, video, 1999 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.

A close companion to Miner Mike Saves The Day, Rock Falls teaches the importance of proper roof scaling in underground mining to avoid injury and improve work conditions. Rock Falls won the Alice Hamilton Award for Excellence in Educational Materials in 2000 and breaks down scaling methods into five easy steps.

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

Authors: AL Miller

Audience: Underground miners

Rock Falls video
Video - January 1999

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20024262

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. 99-119d, video, 1999 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.


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