Accession Number PB2013-102970
Title Evaluation of Pillar Recovery in Southern West Virginia.
Publication Date 2001
Media Count 9p
Personal Author C. Mark F. Chase G. Karabin J. C. Zelanko M. T. Hoch
Abstract Pillar recovery continues to be a significant ground control hazard. During the past decade, 10 miners were killed during pillar extraction operations in southern West Virginia. Studies conducted during the past decade have identified a number of risk fac ...
Keywords Accident prevention
Coal mines
Fatalities
Ground control hazards
Miners
Pillars
Recovery
Risk factors
Roof falls
West Virginia


 
Source Agency National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Mine Safety and Health Administration
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. Pittsburgh Research Lab.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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