Close Call Accident Alert: Loader struck by train

Kerry Clines

October 9, 2017

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a Close Call Accident Alert after a loader was struck by a train. On July 24, 2017, a front-end loader was crossing the railroad tracks when it was hit by a train. Luckily, the miner was uninjured, and the front-end loader remained upright.


MSHA offers the following Best Practices to help prevent this type of accident:

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