Accession Number PB2013-102969
Title Reducing the Risk of Ground Falls During Pillar Recovery.
Publication Date 2001
Media Count 9p
Personal Author C. Mark D. Pappas F. Chase
Abstract Pillar recovery has been associated with nearly onethird of roof fall fatalities in underground coal mines during the past decade. Safe pillar recovery requires global stability and local stability. Global stability is addressed primarily through pillar d ...
Keywords Fatalities
Global stability
Ground falls
Local stability
Roof falls
Underground coal mines

Source Agency National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category 48A - Mineral Industries
50D - Soil & Rock Mechanics
68G - Environmental Health & Safety
46E - Structural Mechanics
Corporate Author National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh, PA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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