Jackleg safety and mechanization

By: MacLean Engineering Views: 2928Downloads: 133
Author: Adam Howse, Business Development Manager, Western Canada and United States, MacLean EngineeringWhitepaper/Case Study
483 MSHA reportable injuries involving jacklegs occurred at US mines between 2003 and 2012, according to a recent study published by NIOSH (Clark et al., 2016). And these are just the reportable injuries - if you consider the “Heinrich Safety Triangle”, this can be viewed as the tip of the iceberg. What are the options for mechanization?
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