First published by MSHA
MINE FATALITY – On June 17, 2022, a contract miner died when the compactor he was operating overturned, pinning him beneath the cab. As the miner was backing up, the left tire went off the edge of a four-foot embankment, causing the compactor to overturn.
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- Wear seat belts at all times when operating equipment.
- Train miners to perform tasks safely, and to recognize potential hazards.
This is the 13th fatality reported in 2022, and the 4th classified as “Machinery.”
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