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Tag: powered-haulage

According to the Mine Safety & Health Administration, recent vehicle rollover accidents in mines involved haul trucks, excavators, bulldozers, loaders and service trucks. Photo: RiverRockPhotos/E+/Getty Images

MSHA: Miners continue to die in rollover accidents

July 21, 2021By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) issued a safety alert this month because of recent vehicle rollover accidents, noting that miners died when vehicles flipped over backward, rolled over or tipped over on their side.

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MSHA reemphasizes safety tied to powered haulage

June 18, 2021By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) shared several best practices for surface operations following a series of fatal 2021 powered haulage accidents.

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Pair of fatalities characterized as powered haulage accidents

May 10, 2021By

Nine miners have died this year, based on the latest details from the Mine Safety & Health Administration. The agency classified the last two incidents as powered haulage accidents.

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MSHA opens Brookwood-Sago grant program for 2021

March 29, 2021By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) 2021 grants selection process will put special consideration on programs focusing on powered haulage, as well as other areas of mining.

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Brookwood-Sago grants now available from MSHA

July 20, 2020By

The grants focus on training and related materials on powered haulage, specifically to reduce vehicle-on-vehicle collisions while increasing seat belt use.

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Mining fatalities drop to record low in 2019

January 31, 2020By

This marks the fifth year in the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) 43-year history that mining fatalities were below 30.

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MSHA: 2018 mining fatalities near record low

January 9, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) reports that 27 mining fatalities occurred in 2018, the second-lowest number ever recorded.

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