Protecting and Promoting Your Interests
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.
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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