Tags: fatality

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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MSHA posts seventh fatality for 2012

May 31, 2012

On May 23, a 36-year-old plant foreman at a sand and gravel operation was killed when the ground failed below the excavator he was operating. For best practices, see MSHA's website at: http://www.msha.gov/fatals/2012/FAB12m07.asp.

MSHA: Front-end loader death at sand and gravel mine

Nov 22, 2010

On Nov. 13, 2010, a 42 year- old contract mechanic with 23 years of experience died at a sand and gravel operation, according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The victim was underneath a front-end loader, with the engine ...

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