MSHA Releases Report on Jan. 28 Fatality

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that on Jan. 28, while driving downhill, the 56-year-old driver of a concrete mixer truck at Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc., Greenlee County, Ariz., was fatally injured after he lost control of the truck. The truck overturned and the driver was ejected from the truck. Another miner, who was in the truck, was also…

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MSHA Releases Report on Jan. 26 Fatality

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) just released a report stating that on Jan. 26, a dump truck at Ouachita Rock Potable, Polk County, Ark., rolled backward onto a 54-year-old miner while the miner was attempting to troubleshoot a brake issue. The dump truck operator was unaware that the miner was under the truck when he released the parking brake, allowing…

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Preparing for MSHA’s “Take Time Save Lives” Campaign

MSHA Is Focusing On Task Training, So Let’s Look Quickly At What’s Required And What You Can Do To Comply. By Brian Hendrix MSHA recently announced its “Take Time Save Lives” campaign to “reach miners, promote best practice resources, and ensure mine operators have the tools they need to fully train miners to use equipment.”  This new campaign is MSHA’s…

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