Serious Accident Alert: Miner receives electrical shock from portable welder

Kerry Clines

August 25, 2017

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued a Serious Accident Alert after a miner received an electrical shock. On July 20, 2017, a miner at a limestone operation was performing maintenance on a screening plant when he received a shock from a portable welder and suffered serious injuries.

Limestone Operation

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

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