MSHA Fatality Alert for June 20, 2022
"On June 20, 2022, a contract driller was working outside of his drill when he fell from the top of a highwall.
Wear fall protection when there is a danger of falling. Assure fall protection has a suitable fall arrest and a secure anchorage system.
Train miners to properly use their personal protective equipment and to recognize potential hazards from falls and to safely perform tasks.
Provide communication systems when assigning miners to work alone."