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Module 5: Support roof using a Roofbolter in an Underground Coal Mine

This Sub Skill Module requires of learners to ‘Support roof using a roofbolter in an underground coal mine'. This module requires of learners to Install explosion barriers to control the propagation of coal dust explosions

The qualifying learner is capable to explain the specified requirements pertaining to the installation of explosion barriers:

  • Prepare to install explosion barriers.
  • Install explosion barriers.
  • Perform post-installation activities.

The person credited with this Module is able to understand the meaning of the law of the occupational health and safety act.