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Mining Product: Zen and the Art of Rockbolting

Original creation date: January 2002

Zen and the Art of Rockbolting

Zen and the Art of Rockbolting is a video whose main theme is how to work safely AND efficiently.

It  features a "master miner" who has worked underground for nearly 40 years. The video follows Jim as he teaches young Ted three important things:

  1. What is important to know
  2. How to do things; and
  3. The culture of hardrock mining.

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

Authors: ET Cullen

Audience: Hardrock miners

Video - January 2002

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20024260

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. 2002-131d, video, 2002 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.