Falls of ground and rockbursts are the main causes of deaths and serious incidents in underground mines. They occur because of geological structures and stresses in the rock and improper ground support installation issues. There are signs which may indicate when the stress around or adjacent to an underground opening is increasing or decreasing; learn how to respond to such hazards.
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