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Learn about rockfall

Last updated: 8 June 2017

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This guideline is about the design of passive rockfall protection structures that act to reduce the effects of falling rock on people or structures.

Rockfall Guideline

Rockfall: Design considerations for passive protection structures is part of the MBIE suite of geotechnical resources.

Rockfall educational resources

Video: Rockfall: Design considerations for passive protection structures

An overview for those involved in the design of passive rockfall protection structures.

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