Underground Drilling and Blasting Training DVD

A safety training DVD for underground metalliferous mine workers

Script Authors: Yves Potvin and project sponsor representatives

 

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Description

All underground mine workers will be exposed to drilling and blasting processes. The aim of this DVD is to provide workers with the critical knowledge on drilling and blasting to aid appreciation of the importance of these mining processes and their related hazards. The DVD features an introduction to the rock breaking process in mining, followed by a section on how to handle, store and transport explosive products. The third part of the DVD covers development drilling and blasting practices; and the fourth part discusses production drilling and blasting.

Target Audience:

  • Underground mine workers – the need to identify the potential hazards of working near or with explosives, and the protocols of re-entering a working area after blasting.
  • Workers responsible for development and production drilling and blasting activities. This DVD will review drilling and blasting fundamental concepts that are critical to achieving optimal rock breaking outcomes.
  • All industry stakeholders – those keen to learn more about drilling and blasting in underground mines.

Additional information

Product type

Training DVD

Pricing

Shipping overseas, Shipping within Australia, Purchased within Australia, ACG Australian affiliate member, Purchased overseas

Publisher

Australian Centre for Geomechanics

Streaming video

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Specifications & Disclaimer


SCRIPT AUTHORS
Yves Potvin and project sponsor representatives

PRODUCED
2011

DEVELOPER
Australian Centre for Geomechanics

DURATION
40 minutes

© Copyright 2011. Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG), The University of Western Australia. All rights reserved. No part of this DVD may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form without the prior permission of the ACG. The ACG applies restrictions on recording this DVD. All unauthorised audio recording, video recording and photography or transmission of this DVD material, data or information is expressly prohibited.

This content was published in 2011. You acknowledge the information provided and personal protective equipment shown may be outdated or no longer applicable. The content was based on Australian standards at the time of production and this may no longer be reflective of your individual or company’s requirements or of global mining standards.

The information contained in the DVD is for general educational and informative purposes only. Except to the extent required by law, the ACG makes no representations or warranties express or implied as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information stored therein. To the extent permitted by law, the ACG excludes all liability for loss or damage of any kind at all (including indirect or consequential loss or damage) arising from the information in this DVD or use of such information. You acknowledge that the information provided in this DVD is to assist you with undertaking your own enquiries and analyses and you should seek independent professional advice before acting in reliance on the information contained herein. While all care has been taken in presenting this information herein, no liability is accepted for errors or omissions. The views expressed in this DVD are those of the editors and may not necessarily reflect those of the ACG. Viewers are cautioned to take expert advice.