General Physical Characteristics of Surface Mines - Video
The characteristics of every surface mine depend upon the mine’s location and the material being mined. However, there are physical characteristics common to most surface mines as a result of similarities in mining operations, types of materials being mined, and federal regulations. This course covers those common physical characteristics of surface mines.
- Identify the common physical features of surface mines
- Define the angle of repose
- Describe why the angle of repose is critical to mine safety
- List several uses of berms at surface mines
- 30 CFR Part 46.5.b.1
15 Minutes (9 min. video + 6 min. test)