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District 8 - Coal Mine Safety and Health
Info-Grams and Close Call Accidents


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Department of Labor
Mine Safety and Health Administration

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JUNE 2000

ROOF CONTROL SAFETY WHAT CAN YOU DO ?

TAKE FIVE AND STAY ALIVE !

PROP
  1. MAKE FREQUENT AND THOROUGH ROOF / RIB EVALUATIONS.
  2. KNOW AND FOLLOW THE ROOF CONTROL PLAN.
  3. BE ALERT TO CHANGING CONDITIONS.
  4. DISCUSS ANY ROOF CONTROL CONCERNS WITH YOUR SUPERVISOR.
  5. DON'T GO UNDER UNSUPPORTED ROOF !

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This information was provided by concerned miners in an effort to eliminate accidents. Accident or "close call" information within District 8 may be shared by contacting the MSHA office at (812) 882-7617.