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13 October 2010

Dressed for survival

What are the miners wearing to give them the best chance of surviving the dangerous trip to the outside world?

What are the miners wearing to give them the best chance of surviving the dangerous trip to the outside world?

This allows them to be in contact with the surface for support and to follow instructions from above. There is a risk of panic attacks as a result of the confined space and the nerve-wracking journey. Counsellors will be able to talk them through it and doctors can respond to signs of physical distress.

 
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