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Safety Training Tools for Rock Scaling Personnel; CDC NIOSH Technology News
  • Published Date:
    1/1/2001
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  • Description:
    Objective To develop and evaluate the effectiveness of safety training tools specific to the underground hard-rock mining industry. Background Scaling, the removal of loose rock from the roofs and walls of a mine by manual or mechanized means, may be necessary during any stage of mining. Manual scaling is very labor intensive, and mechanical methods can be too powerful and actually produce a less stable roof.

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