An Overview Of The National Roof Evaluation Accident Prevention (REAP) Program

Krese, J. M.
Organization: International Conference on Ground Control in Mining
Pages: 4
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1988
This paper gives an overview of the National REAP program emphasizing the program's current status and future plans. A brief historical review of the program will be given containing roof-fall accident trends and statistics. The latest developments in roof control technology and training as it affects the REAP program will be presented. A brief discussion concerning some effects of the implementation of the amendments to Part 75, CFR, concerning roof support is included.
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