MSHA Fatality Alert for June 20, 2022
"On June 20, 2022, a 50-year-old miner died when the excavator he was operating underground slid over an elevated loading pad and was engulfed by lime dust.
• Conduct workplace examinations prior to beginning work and assure hazards are corrected.
• Train miners to identify and report hazards and stay clear of potentially unstable areas.
This is the 15th fatality reported in 2022, and the fifth classified as “Machinery.”"