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7 Best Practices for Operating Mobile Equipment Near Embankments

Apr 22, 2014

7 Best Practices for Operating Mobile Equipment Near Embankments

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the accident report on a November 7, 2013 fatality at a granite mine. The incident involved a 46-year-old equipment operator with 27 years of experience who was killed when the haul truck ...

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Loader Maintenance from the Ground Up

Jan 01, 2013

Loader Maintenance from the Ground Up

Keeping safety first and productivity high is the ultimate goal of any maintenance program. By Debbie McClung   Mines and quarries represent some of the most demanding conditions for wheel loaders. Ground-engaging tools, engines, cooling systems, and tires endure long hours in challenging ...

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Safety Watch

Dec 02, 2011

Safety Watch

Keep Clear of Danger Construct barricades and post signage to warn operators about dangerous conditions. The accident: On May 3, 2008, a 51-year-old mine owner with 45 weeks of experience was fatally injured when the excavator he was operating fell into an ...

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