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Metal / Nonmetal Mine Fatality

A mobile maintenance mechanic was driving on the pit haulage road when the service truck he was operating left the road, hit a berm, and flipped onto its side, ejecting the miner. The miner died at the scene on November 5, 2019.

Best Practices:

1.  Always wear seat belts when operating mobile equipment.
2.  Maintain control and stay alert when operating mobile equipment.
3.  Conduct adequate pre-operational checks and correct any safety defects before operating mobile equipment.

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