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Ground fall injuries in underground stone mines.

Authors
Pappas-DM; Prosser-LJ
Source
Pittsburgh, PA: 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
NIOSHTIC No.
20023886
Abstract
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.
Keywords
Accident-prevention; Injury-prevention; Traumatic-injuries; Injuries; Training; Safety-practices; Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Underground-miners; Mine-workers; Ground-control; Ground-stability; Mining-equipment; Protective-equipment; Personal-protective-equipment; Control-technology; Stone-mines; Nonmetal-mining
Publication Date
20031101
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
Fiscal Year
2004
NTIS Accession No.
PB2004-101430
NTIS Price
A02
Identifying No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2004-106
NIOSH Division
PRL
Priority Area
Research Tools and Approaches: Control Technology and Personal Protective Equipment
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
PA
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
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