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Rock falls - preventing rock fall injuries in underground mines.
NIOSH 1999 Jan; :20 minutes
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.
Rock-falls; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Work-environment; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Education; Miners; Mining-industry; Mine-workers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-119
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division