Mining Publication: Workplace Solutions: Ground Fall Injuries in Underground Stone Mines

Original creation date: November 2003

NIOSH/USBM Numbered Publication - November 2003

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20023886

Cincinnati, OH: 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. 2004-106, 2003 Nov; :1-4

NIOSH/USBM Numbered Publication - Spanish - November 2003

Lesiones por derrumbes de rocas en minas subterr�neas: Cincinnati, OH: E.U. Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos, Servicio de Salud P�blica, los Centros para el Control y Prevenci�n de Enfermedades, Instituto Nacional para la Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional, DHHS (NIOSH) No. 2004-106, 2003 Nov; :1-4

Versión en Español de publicación N.º 2004-106.

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.

Authors: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Image of publication Workplace Solutions: Ground Fall Injuries in Underground Stone Mines
NIOSH/USBM Numbered Publication - November 2003

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20023886

Cincinnati, OH: 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. 2004-106, 2003 Nov; :1-4

NIOSH/USBM Numbered Publication - Spanish - November 2003

Lesiones por derrumbes de rocas en minas subterr�neas: Cincinnati, OH: E.U. Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos, Servicio de Salud P�blica, los Centros para el Control y Prevenci�n de Enfermedades, Instituto Nacional para la Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional, DHHS (NIOSH) No. 2004-106, 2003 Nov; :1-4

Versión en Español de publicación N.º 2004-106.


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