Safety Alert: Best Practices for Roof Collapse

During the months of July and August, 2016, ten roof falls occurred on working sections after
the roof was bolted. Such roof falls inby the loading point are particularly dangerous because
they occur where most miners work. Fortunately, no injuries have been associated with these
ten falls. These types of accidents can be reduced, if not eliminated when miners use the
following Best Practices as a guide.



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