MSHA Final Report Issued for Fatality on June 20, 2022
May 26, 2023 - On June 20, 2022, a contract driller was working outside of his drill when he fell from the top of a highwall.
- Wear fall protection when there is a danger of falling. Assure fall protection has a suitable fall arrest and a secure anchorage system.
- Train miners to properly use their personal protective equipment and to recognize potential hazards from falls and to safely perform tasks.
- Provide communication systems when assigning miners to work alone.
Miners and mine operators can find safety and health information on MSHA.gov.