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MSHA: Report released on contract driller fatality
Posted By Therese Dunphy On February 19, 2013 @ 1:00 pm In MSHA Alerts,Regulatory | No Comments
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a report on a Nov. 1 fatality involving a contract driller with six years of experience (click here to see the full report). The 30-year-0ld driller was apparently attempting to thread a new drill steel manually, with the use of a strap and the drill head rotating, when he became entangled in the rotating steel.
MSHA suggests the following best practices:
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