Safe Roof Bolting

Australian Workers Film Guide


Commissioned by the Joint Coal Board, this is a training film about underground coalmine roof bolting. Opening with a scene of a simulated rock fall injuring a miner, the film explains the geological forces exerting pressure on a mine roof, how narrow roadways are safer as well as extensive footage of various roof bolting techniques being carried out underground.

Special Notes/Achievements

This is the eleventh of fifteen films in the Fitzgerald Collection.

Author: J Bird, 2023

Duration: 16 mins 25 secs

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