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MSHA Alert: Cable Tray Installation Safety

Oct 30, 2013

MSHA Alert: Cable Tray Installation Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on an October 17, 2013, fatality at a cement operation. The incident involved a 52-year-old electrician with 5 years of experience who was killed when he fell 5 ...

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MSHA Alert: Accident Prevention

Oct 24, 2013

MSHA Alert: Accident Prevention

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported Tuesday that one fatal and four serious accidents have occurred in October at metal and nonmetal mines. The accidents were: A fatal accident involving an electrician who died after he fell 8 feet from ...

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MSHA Alert: Mining Safety

Sep 24, 2013

MSHA Alert: Mining Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has reported that three fatal accidents have occurred within a week at metal and nonmetal mines. A September 16, 2013, incident involved a 58-year-old miner who was killed when he was driving a haul ...

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MSHA Alert: Mobile Equipment Safety

Jun 26, 2013

MSHA Alert: Mobile Equipment Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on a June 13, 2013, fatality at a stone operation. The incident involved a 50-year-old mechanic with 15 years of experience who was killed when an articulated haul ...

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MSHA: Report released on maintenance fatality at lime operation

Jun 07, 2013

MSHA: Report released on maintenance fatality at lime operation

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on a January 21, 2013, fatality at a surface lime operation involving a 54-year-old maintenance leadman who was killed when he was caught on a pinch point while ...

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MSHA Alert: Conveyor Safety

May 06, 2013

MSHA Alert: Conveyor Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on an April 27, 2013, fatality at a surface gypsum operation. The incident involved a 58-year-old mechanic with 2 years of experience who was killed when he was ...

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MSHA Alert: Blast Safety

Apr 09, 2013

MSHA Alert: Blast Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the investigation report on a March 27, 2013, fatality at a crushed stone operation. The incident involved a 61-year-old loader operator with 24 years of experience who was killed when broken ...

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MSHA Alert: Dozer safety

Mar 14, 2013

MSHA Alert: Dozer safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released the investigation report on a Sept. 26, 2012, fatality at a construction sand and gravel site. The incident involved a 79-year old foreman who was killed when he was run over by ...

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MSHA: Report released on contract driller fatality

Feb 19, 2013

MSHA: Report released on contract driller fatality

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 ...

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MSHA Alert: Maintenance Safety

Feb 07, 2013

MSHA Alert: Maintenance Safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports that the second metal/non-metal fatality of 2013 took place on Jan. 21, when a 54-year-old mechanic with six years of experience was killed at a lime operation. The mechanic was on the ...

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MSHA Alert: Highwall safety

Feb 01, 2013

MSHA Alert: Highwall safety

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports the first metal/non-metal fatality of 2013 took place on Jan. 19. An assistant plant manager had been working on a lift to take samples from a highwall when a large rock fell ...

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Put safety first!

Aug 08, 2012

Throughout the last several years, it has been increasingly common for aggregate workers to wear multiple hats. With fewer mine employees, some operations have opted for fewer specialists and more generalists. And while it's a great idea to have employees ...

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