Best Practices for Assessing Ground Control Hazards in the Workplace

Publication Type: 
Guideline
Topic: 
General Safety
Ground Control
Orientation
Supervision
Language: 
English

This illustrated quick reference booklet is developed for the awareness training of miners for assessing ground control hazards in the workplace in an effort to mitigate injuries related to fall of ground or other geotechnical risk. The intent of this document is for everyone who works underground to be trained on how to identify hazards pertaining to ground control. This booklet will help underground mine workers recognize the clues that a hazard could be developing and to become trained observers of the conditions around them as they work.