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Underground Drilling and Blasting

Video Summary

All underground mine workers are exposed to drilling and blasting processes. This video illustrates the rock breaking process in mining, and describes the handling, storage and transportation of explosive products. It covers development drilling and blasting practices; and discusses production drilling and blasting.

Underground mine workers identify the potential hazards of working near or with explosives, and follow safety protocols that reduce risks when re-entering a working area after blasting. Workers are responsible for development and production drilling and blasting activities.

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  • iconRunning time: 00:03:08
  • iconFormat: HD 720p
  • iconAudio: 44khz Stereo

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