Miner Pinched by Roof Bolting Machine
. . . roof-bolting machine slewed around and struck the victim . . .
Bulldozers in Feeders
. . . where equipment slipped into a feeder void . . .
End Dump Upended at Stockpile
. . . causing the truck to fall backwards down the coal stockpile . . .
Truck Contact with High Voltage Line
. . . truck bed contacted the 7200 VAC overhead power lines . . .
Equipment Run Over Cable; Shocks Miner
. . . track-hoe crossed a 12,470 high voltage cable . . .
Fall on Roof Bolter at Crosscut
. . . right-side roof bolter was returning to the
front of the machine. At this time, a section of the roof fell without warning.
Meter Test Leads Short While Testing Contactor
. . . a phase-to-phase fault occurred between the tips of his meter test leads.
Clay Bank Highwall Failure Trapped Shovel Operator
. . . shovel's cab was severely damaged, trapping the operator inside the cab.
Helper Pinned by Continuous Miner and Rib
. . . was injured while he was working between the tail of continuous mining machine . . .
Contract Truck Went Over Berm
. . . contract trucker slid down a waste pile . . .
High Voltage Line Contact
. . . truck bed contacted an energized 69,000 volt high voltage line . . .
Oxygen Tank Rupture
. . . oxygen tank was ruptured in a pick breaker . . .
Near Miss Fall-of-Highwall
. . . stepped onto the lower walkway
when the highwall directly across the pit from the Highwall-miner fell.
Miner Injured While Installing Bolt
. . . a slab of rock fell striking him . . .
Miner Injured by Roof Fall
. . . a piece of rock fell out from between the bolts and struck him.
. . . circuit breaker which provided power to the bolter had been opened, the cable coupler . . .
Track Hoe Causes Electrical Arc Incident
. . . working below energized high-voltage lines when his track hoe came close enough to the overhead lines to cause an electrical arc. . .
Two Electrical Shock Instances
. . . handling a damaged energized trailing cable. . .
Blaster Severed Finger
Before he could remove his hand, the auger severed the middle finger
Phase Rotation Meter Short-Circuits
. . .connected a phase rotation meter to a 4160-volt AC phase circuit.
Continuous Miner Traction Contactor Malfunctions
. . .caused the CM to pivot to the right.
Bulldozer Slid into Stockpile Void
. . .fell backward and sideways into the void.
Circuit Breakers Shorting Phase-to-Phase on Line Side
Since January 2003, four circuit breakers have shorted phase-to-phase . . .
Surface mine Fall-of-Person
. . . a mobile equipment operator fell approximately 20-feet into a cavity . . .
Miner pinned between rib and equipment
. . . shuttle-car operator was pinned between the tail of a continuous miner and a coal rib. . . .
Over-the-Road Truck Overturns
. . . over-the-road truck overturned at a surface mine . . .
Electrical Arc and Shock Accident
. . . Contacted energized 995-volt conductors inside of a controller enclosure . . .
Bulldozer Falls Into Void
. . . The bulldozer fell backwards into the void located above the stockpile's No. 4 feeder.
... The 1 1/2"-sling that connected the transport-trailer to the brake car broke.
Miner Falls Through Prep Plant Floor
... The grate and the miner fell 11 ½ feet to the floor below..
Shuttle Car Strikes Miner
... A shuttle car came around the coal pillar and struck the handcart.
Battery Plug Arcs and Injures Miner
... As the operator was moving the charger cable, an electrical arc occurred
Roof Fall Traps Two Miners|
... Fall completely covered a Joy continuous miner and a Joy shuttle car.
Erratic Movement of Miner
... Switch Magnet Reversed
Roof Fall on Scoop
... The fall partially covered a battery-operated scoop
...the tarp and stiffener pipe recoiled, causing the victim to lose footing and fall approximately 7 feet to the ground.
Fuel Truck Fire
...Observed flames coming from the rear of the fuel truck.
Miner Struck By A Coal Hauler
... Operator backed the coal hauler into the crosscut...striking the miner
...The coal rib fell as personnel were examining the area closer.
Truck Rollover Accident
... The operator backed the haul truck over the berm at the dump area.
...Dozer received extensive damages to the cab, engine compartment, underlying hydraulic hoses, and electrical apparatus.
...While moving to the outside of the cage, he fell before he had reconnected his safety lanyard.
Underground Belt Drive Fire
...48-inch conveyor belt burned almost entirely across its width
Bulk Powder Truck Backed Over Drill Bench
...He was trapped beneath the truck as it came to rest on its wheels.
Miner Caught by Ratio Feeder
... Miner caught himself between a ratio feeder and a conveyor tail-structure jack-post.
Injury from Falling Draw Rock
... Roof bolting machine operator injured
Remote Control Malfunction
... Tram levers may stick unexpectedly
Miner Partially Severed Hand
... Miner injured himself when he caught his right arm between a canopy and a coal rib.
Bulldozer Over Highwall Accident
... Bulldozer recently fell over a 32-foot highwall
Underground Belt Conveyor Accident
... Caught between the bottom belt and the roller
... Bolts recovered had severely twisted shells with the leaves buckled inward onto the threads
Power Line Contact Accident
... Raised the bed of his trailer into energized overhead 13,200 volt power lines
Scoop Hinge Point Accident
Electrical Arc Accident
... The scoop operator turned a corner and the miner's foot
... Energized line side 995-volt connections had contacted the transformer frame
Water Truck Overturned
... Truck continued to travel backward until it struck the toe of the spoil
... The injured miner was helping pull free a continuous mining machine
... Electrician contacted energized 12,470 volt conductors
Dozer In Hopper
... Coal underneath the dozer collapsed into a void.
... Hand injuries and burns from troubleshooting or testing without gloves
- TAKE FIVE AND STAY ALIVE !
... Refuse bin tore loose from its mounting and fell
Fall On Cont.Miner
... Roof fall covered portions of the continuous miner and the ram car.
... Struck an apparent misfire from a previous day's shot
... Travel under unsupported roof
- a rock fell striking the miner and employee
ATRS Rock Fall
... The rock which had been held up by the ATRS fell and struck bolter operator
SurHaul Blind Spot
... A loaded truck struck the parked truck
... Fell into thermal dryer cyclone unit
UG Miners Struck By
.. Striking both the mechanic and the section foreman