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

Tractor Safety

Safety Something YOU can live with!
Mine Type: All Mines
Category: General Safety


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

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Safety Something YOU can live with!
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Photo of Tractor Recently, a contractor was fatally injured at a surface milling operation. The victim was operating a tractor equipped with a rotary cutter. The seatbelt equipped tractor, which was operating in third gear high range, hit a series of small ruts in the ground. The victim, believed to be operating the tractor from a standing position, fell, and was run over by the rotary cutter.

The following practices may save your life :

Hands Fastening Safety Belt
Reissued: 04/30/2002
Tag # AP2002-M035


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