MSHA Mine Fatality Alert - Fatality of February 14, 2022
May 12, 2022 - On February 14, 2022, a 34 year-old maintenance technician died while driving a lube truck underground. The truck over traveled the edge of a stope and fell approximately 60 feet into the stope drift.
- Provide berms, bumper blocks, safety hooks, or similar impeding devices at dumping locations where there is a hazard of over travel.
- Examine working places before work begins for conditions that may adversely affect safety and health
Miners and mine operators can find safety and health information on MSHA.gov.