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haul truck overturned incident

Haul truck overturned incident

The USA Government, Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA has reported a fatal incident that a haul truck that travelled backwards and overturned. On 19 Jan 2021, a miner backed a haul truck to...

red dog mine accident

Worker dead in drilling incident at Red Dog mine

According to mine operator Teck Alaska Inc., a 47-year-old worker died Saturday (16th Jan) at the Red Dog copper and zinc mine, which located about 80 miles north of Kotzebue, northwest Alaska. No...

tyre handling fatality

29 mine-related deaths in US in 2020

In 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports there were 29 mining fatalities, making it the sixth consecutive year that mining fatalities were...

Fatal mine accident | Battery powered vehicle

The USA Government, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has reported a fatal accident in an underground mine involving a miner being struck by a battery-powered vehicle. According to the...

rib fall at a US Kentucky mine kills miner

Miners receive serious injuries in rib fall

Two underground mineworkers at a US-based Arch Coal operation received serious injuries following a rib fall at a West Virginian mine last Tuesday. Officials say that the mineworkers received serious...

American mining fatality rates fall

American mining fatalities lowest on record

There were 24 mining fatalities in the United States of America in 2019, the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports. This is the fewest annual fatalities ever recorded, and only...

relining jaw crusher is a known risk and many fatal incidents have occurred

Relining Fatality – A case study

On June 14, 2003, a maintenance repair foreman, age 25, was fatally injured while changing liner plates in a jaw crusher. Salyards was inside the crusher positioning a wedge bar to secure the upper...

AMSJ April 2022