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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.


Best Practices

  • 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."


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