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Danger! Unsupported roof.
Holmes Saf Assn Bull 1992 Apr; :7-15
Mining companies try various strategies to convince employees to avoid unsafe acts and to adopt self-protective behaviors. This article evaluates five strategies to discourage miners from going under unsupported roof. These strategies include incentives and feedback, disciplinary action, fear communication, employee participation, and expression of management concern.
Mine-workers; Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Underground-miners; Work-practices; Safety-practices; Safety-education; Behavior-patterns
OP; Journal Article
Holmes Safety Association Bulletin
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