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Guidance on the design, installation and use of free standing support systems (including powered supports) in coal mines

One of a series of booklets giving guidance on the design of ground control measures and their safe use in coal mines. It sets out key elements on use of free-standing support systems and control of risks. Aimed at owners, managers, safety reps, and at people whose duties include the assessment, design, supervision, monitoring, installation or withdrawal of free-standing supports. Includes illustrations and a glossary.

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Updated: 2019-09-18