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MSHA reports fatality at Utah sand and gravel facility
Posted By Tina Grady Barbaccia On April 20, 2011 @ 9:17 am In Aggbeat Online | No Comments
A 56-year-old equipment operator with 10 years of experience was killed on Feb. 24, 2011, Bolinder Resources LLC – Crushing and Sampling Unit, a Utah sand and gravel operation, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced on April 11.
The operator was cleaning a tramp metal magnet on a belt conveyor when it started.
MSHA has provided the following best practices to protect against this type of accident in the future:
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