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MSHA Fatality Alert - December 6, 2022


Mine Safety and Health Administration
MSHA Dec 6, 2022 Fatality Alert

January 13, 2023 - On December 6, 2022, a miner died when the diesel tractor he was operating struck a pillar.  The miner was thrown from the tractor and crushed under the rear tire of the tractor.

Best Practices:

  • Make sure miners wear seat belts when operating mobile equipment.
  • Make sure miners maintain control of equipment while it is in operation.
  • Train miners in the safe performance of their assigned tasks.
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