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Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA's Accident Prevention Program
Miner's Tip

Avoiding Surface Drill Entanglements

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Mine Type: All Surface
Category: Drill / Blast


Avoiding Surface Drill Entanglements Many accidents have occurred when miners have come into contact with rotating drills. They had tried to manually thread drill steels on, unplug clogged suction hoses, or just got to close to the rotating steels when the accident occurred. Whatever the reason, these accidents can be avoided if you follow these Best Practices.



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Issued: 05/08/2009
Tag # AP2008-96044