MSHA Fatality Alert - May 2, 2023
May 25, 2023 - On May 2, 2023, a miner died when he was struck by a mobile radial stacker conveyor.
- Provide safe access to all working places by identifying hazards around belt conveyor systems.
- Deenergize, lock out, tag out, and block equipment from hazardous motion before performing maintenance or repairs.
- Provide remote e-stops to allow for safe access around moving equipment.
- Train miners to work around moving equipment, including the hazards associated with the work to be performed.
Miners and mine operators can find safety and health information on MSHA.gov.